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New Citizen Science Exploration Kit from NNLM

Posted by on March 1st, 2021 Posted in: All of Us, Citizen Science, Public Libraries


In partnership with Cornerstones of Science and the NIH All of Us Research Program, the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is offering an exciting new citizen science resource to public libraries.

The Test the Waters Family Exploration Kit is a fun, accessible, loanable kit which includes four family-friendly activities to learn about water as it affects personal and environmental health. All instructions and needed materials are included, with audio file guides available in in Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish and Vietnamese. The free kits are available to the first 500 requesting libraries! They come in a lockable plastic tote and can fit on a typical library shelf.

Applications for the kits will be open until April 30th, 2021. If you are a member of NNLM you can apply for a kit by visiting https://nnlm.gov/all-of-us/resources/citizen-science-health/ttw. Otherwise, it is easy and free for your organization to join the network.

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