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Making the most out of social distancing: live-streamed citizen science to the rescue!

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members


Are you planning an in-person Citizen Science Month event in April? Looking to host a virtual event, or transition your previously in-person event to a virtual format? Then this is the virtual training for you! Join us on  Wednesday March 25th at 11:00 am Pacific, Noon MT, 1:00pm CT and 2pm ET.  Register here for the free webinar. 

The Science Friday and SciStarter teams will share tips to facilitate citizen science virtual events for schools and general audiences in April.

In addition to being a trusted public media source for science news, Science Friday has been livestreaming live interactive science demonstrations, fully online educator learning communities and workshops, place-based science events for general audiences, and more since 2015. Their livestream audiences reach in the millions across platforms such as Periscope, Facebook Live, and Zoom and have served kids, parents, educators, and lifelong learners around the country and world.

Learn more about CitSciMonth at CitizenScienceMonth.org on SciStarter.

Speakers & Facilitators for this webinar: Ariel Zych, Education Director, Science Friday; Xochitl Garcia, K-12 education program manager, Science Friday; and Caroline Nickerson, Program Manager; SciStarter

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