Citizen Science Fair at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

October 15, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Discover how you can get involved in real research - no advanced degree required. Our inaugural Citizen Science Fair will bring together many different types of citizen science projects, from local hands-on fieldwork to online platforms with a global reach. Find a project that matches your interests and start contributing data to meaningful reasearch.

What is "Citizen Science"? 
Citizen science is the involvement of the public in scientific research, whether community - or institution driven. Typically this includes data collection, analysis, or reporting.

What is the Citizen Science Fair?
Chicago's first Citizen Science Fair brings together crowd-powered science projects and everyday people excited about contribution to real scientific discoveries. From listening for the calls of imperiled frogs, to snapping squirrel photos or observing the night sky, there is a citizen science project for everyone. 

Find out more here.

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