Chesapeake FieldScope

This capacity building project provided training and created web-based resources that helped educators effectively integrate FieldScope, a digital mapping tool, into their own meaningful watershed……

Citizens Restoring American Chestnuts

This citizen science project partnered western Maryland volunteers with Lab scientists to study viability of American Chestnut seedlings under environmental conditions of our region. It……

PopClock

This citizen science project partnered volunteers across North America with Lab scientists to study climate change impacts on poplar trees. It was part of a……

Portal to the Public (PoP) Network

For this evaluation/research project, our team initially conducted a summative evaluation of the NSF-funded (NSF 1224129) PoP Network, which is led by the Pacific Science……

EA4CS

Volunteers of citizen science efforts need to be well-versed on relevant skills to ensure rigorous data collection and to support education goals. Embedded assessments (EAs)……

Streamlining Embedded Assessment

To successfully conduct citizen science, volunteer participants must have certain science inquiry skills; however, methods to measure their skills are limited. Embedded assessments (EAs) that……