Celebrate National Citizen Science Day: Find an Event Near You!

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By Arvind Suresh (Editor)
Apr 7, 2016 7:47 AMNov 19, 2019 8:22 PM


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Celebrate Citizen Science

National Citizen Science Day kicks off April 16 and runs through May 21 with events scheduled around the world. We highlight five below. (Stay tuned for more featured events, including bioblitzes!) Find more on the SciStarter Events Page.


The SciStarter Team

USA Science and Engineering Festival

April 16-17, Washington DC

SciStarter, Science Cheerleaders, Discover Magazine, Astronomy Magazine and Public TV's The Crowd & Cloud series producers will be on hand to get you started on your next project! Free, but attendees who register in advance will be entered into prize drawings.

Get started!

Photo: USFWS

San Diego Citizen Science Day Expo

April 16, La Jolla, California

Representatives from many citizen science projects, including the Urban Tides Initiative and Mark2Cure, will answer questions and introduce volunteer opportunities. Free and open to the public.

Get started!

1st International ECSA Conference on Citizen Science

May 19-21, Berlin, Germany

The European Citizen Science Association is hosting its very first conference! Citizen science researchers, practitioners, and volunteers are welcome. Fees and registration are required.

Get started!

Citizen Science at the Phillies!

April 16, Philadelphia, PA

Learn how to spot ZomBEES, ground-truth NASA satellite data, make 3D science selfies and more...all to advance scientific research! It's citizen science at the Phillies game with the Philadelphia Science Festival and SciStarter!

Get started!

Citizen Science, Ecology, and the Environment

April 16, Durham, NC

This event will include talks and panels on using citizen science in environmental monitoring, science education, and ecological research. Free, but registration is required.

Get started!

The Citizen Science Association's website provides more information about Citizen Science Day and ideas for how your organization can participate.

Share your pix using #MyCitSci on Twitter or post them on the SciStarter Facebook page! We'll highlight them on our blogs, in May.

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