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Citizen Science in Your Community: A Guide to Getting Involved

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English Text Introduction to CS Co-creation Environmental Monitoring community-based Participatory Research ...

This guide is aimed at anyone who would like to know how to try out citizen science in their community. It explains the benefits of citizen science, notes the reliance …

A Guide to using Social Media in your Citizen Science …

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English Text Engagement Communication communication Social media ...

A report on the importance of social media use for citizen science, some descriptions of types of social media, how to use social media to achieve such goals as spreading …

Citizen Science – Motivations, Progression and Accreditation

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English Text Introduction to CS Project management ... Communities Volunteers ...

This report provides an insight into Citizen Science motivations, progression routes and investigates whether formal accreditation would benefit Citizen Science participants and add value to the data collected. It looks …

Lessons from citizen science for community engagement practice

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement Co-creation ... Engagement Community ...

A lively blogpost which may be very useful to the citizen science practitioner interested in creating a community of citizen scientists. It emphasises the importance of people building something together, …

Citizen Science and the Environment: Ideas for your Duke of …

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English Text Link with formal education Conservation Wildlife ...

This guide aims to provide a resource for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants and leaders, to help to increase knowledge and awareness of citizen science and the environment, and …

Citizen Science for everyone: A guide for teachers and support …

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English Text Link with formal education Toolkit Schools ...

A Toolkit to help teachers build Citizen Science into their lessons and other school activities

Wildlife recording with participants with complex support needs

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English Text Introduction to CS Research design and methods ... Community Volunteers ...

A report on a pilot study of how people with physical or learning difficulties and similar support needs interacted with citizen science. The Conservation Volunteers trialled a number of citizen …

The Conservation Volunteers' Guide to Engaging Volunteers in Citizen Science …

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English Text Introduction to CS Project management ... Conservation Public Engagement ...

A guide based on research in Scotland in engaging people in Citizen Science, particularly in the area of conservation. It looks at who gets involved and why, recruitment methods, engagement …

Co-created Citizen Science recording with older people

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English Text Research design and methods Co-creation Conservation Community ...

A report on a pilot study of co-creating Citizen Science with older volunteers making wildlife reports. It reports on specific lessons learned, what type of recording method was found to …

Phenology recording with young children

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English Text Research design and methods Engagement ... Education Conservation ...

A report on a pilot study of teaching young children how to undertake a phenology survey at a garden centre in Scotland. It reports the methodology used, difficulties encountered, and …

Citizen Science and Storytelling

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Communication Storytelling

A presentation about the value of storytelling in Citizen Science. It takes us through several viewpoints and tools you can use to tell your story, considering the needs of the …

Social media management for citizen science projects

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Best practices Communication Citizen Science Projects ...

This course is designed to guide citizen science practitioners on how to take the most advantage of social media platforms for their citizen science projects. Prior experience with social media …

Citizen Science in the Classroom: A toolkit

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Best practices Project management ... Education School ...

This is a free course that benefits from access to the lessons learned from COMPASS, a citizen science project funded by the Spanish Government and aimed to evaluate the usability …

Estrategias y herramientas de comunicación aplicadas a proyectos de ciencia …

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Spanish Interactive Resource (Website) Project management Engagement ... communication Engagement ...

This is a free course for anyone wishing to learn about the different approaches for engaging citizens as stakeholders and learn basic techniques of communication for disseminating your citizen science …

Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference (Part 1)

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Introduction to CS Best practices ... Environment Project Overview ...

This is the first of a four-part course designed for anyone that wants to understand the environment and other global challenges and help create a change. You need no prior …

Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference (Part 2)

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English Interactive Resource (Website) Best practices Research design and methods ... Environment Citizen Observatories ...

This is the second of a four-part course. In this part we will (1) help you to decide what data you need to collect as part of your project, and …

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