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Citizen Science Essay Contest -- Deadline July 13 at 11:59pm CT!

Citizen Science Salon iconCitizen Science SalonBy Lily BuiJul 8, 2014 7:18 PM

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Do you have a citizen science story? Tell us in this essay contest -- your story could end up in Discover Magazine! Science is all around us – and now anyone can be a scientist! Citizen scientists

study everything from distant galaxies to firefly populations, helping researchers collect valuable data. We want to hear about your experiences as a citizen scientist. Tell us

, in 250 words or less, your story of participating in crowdsourced science – what you did, what you thought about it, or maybe a funny thing that happened on your way to the field. We'll choose our favorite essays to run in our October print issue, and five lucky winners will receive a free one-year subscription to Discover. But hurry! The contest ends July 13 at 11:59pm CT.SciStarter

and Discoverhave partnered up

to help you find out more about citizen science opportunities. Keep an eye out for the Citizen Science Alert in Discover's print editions! Image: USGS.gov

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