Ruth Kermish-Allen Co-Created “Citizen Science” Primer on circlcenter.org

MMSA’s Executive Director Dr. Ruth Kermish-Allen’s (Et Al.) primer on Citizen Science has just been published by the Center for Innovative Research in Cyber Learning.

An excerpt from the original publication:
http://circlcenter.org/citizen-science/

Co-created projects are designed with the highest level of public engagement. … Co-created projects often leverage existing partnerships between the scientific research community and community-led organizations and NGOs. WeatherBlur and Public Lab are examples of online, co-created citizen science projects in which citizens, teachers, and students, can propose to study a question or problem in their local community related to the weather or environment. For instance, the WeatherBlur online platform allows citizens to connect with others in different communities to conduct similar or complementary investigations and share data across sites.

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