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SciStarter helps citizen scientists discover new projects

November 20, 2012 | Author: Summer Allen, Graduate and Postdoc, Brown University
SciStarter helps citizen scientists discover new projects

Are you a citizen interested in doing science? Or a scientist looking to get volunteers to help you with a project? Then SciStarter is for you. SciStarter is an incredible database of citizen science projects. It is so diverse that I can pretty much guarantee that there’s a program you’ll find interesting (and doable). Some projects take only a few seconds while others are a larger investment. Some are location specific while others can be done from the comfort of your couch. I will highlight just three of the many, many projects found on the site to give you a taste of the different types of projects looking for volunteers: