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NEMOnet from NASA

NASA makes a game of trying to save world’s coral reefs

06/10/2020

Topics: citizen science, ISTE Standards for Students, NASA

NASA’s latest citizen science project is a serious global endeavor cloaked in a video game.

The…

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Students and their teacher test water quality.

Citizen scientists: Technology is blurring the lines between students and scientists

03/28/2020

Topics: citizen science

For students in Iqaluit, Nunavut – a fly-in community in Northern Canada – climate change isn’t an abstract concept measured in degrees or inches. It’s a tangible reality, visible in the sinking pylons that…

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a person takes a picture of the night sky with a smartphone

Touring the heavens with NASA through the lens of a smartphone

02/13/2020

Topics: citizen science, NASA, NSSEC, STEM

Sten Odenwald likes to get the public involved in citizen science projects by using one of the most…

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A student examines a solar system model

Hello?Jupiter? NASA project allows students to eavesdrop on faraway planets

12/05/2019

Topics: citizen science, NSSEC

Radio Jove, a NASA citizen science project, provides a way for students and other everyday Earthlings to…

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A girl uses her smartphone to measure silence.

Students can use smartphones to measure quietude

07/01/2019

Topics: citizen science, STEM

Sten Odenwald wants to find a little peace and quiet. And he wants you to help him.

Odenwald, the director of citizen science for NASA, has…

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Students can check Earth's gravity on their cellphones.

Students can do citizen science on their smartphones

05/16/2019

Topics: citizen science, STEM

For astronomer Sten Odenwald, the smartphones we all use in our daily lives have some extraordinary scientific potential. For instance, the sensor a phone uses to help orient its screen can also measure gravity…

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NASA resources: A universe of learning at your fingertips

NASA resources: A universe of learning at your fingertips

05/20/2019

Topics: citizen science, NASA, NSSEC, STEM & STEAM

Searching for resources on the NASA website to challenge and inspire budding scientists can be a bit like exploring the universe: You’ll find a vast expanse of interesting data, visuals, stories and creations.…

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