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creativewidgetworks | April 19, 2021

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Maker Faire Lake County – April 2021

We hope you enjoyed “You TOO can be a citizen scientist!” presented at the Lake County Maker Fair on April 17th, 2021. Here are some resources mentioned in the talk that you may wish to investigate.

Recently there was a Citizen Science meetup for Raspberry Shake users. It shows what  citizen/professional scientist partnerships can achieve. While the Raspberry Shake is primarily designed to be a tool for earthquake reporting, other uses are emerging. A portion of the video discusses how ShakeNet recorded changes in people movement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Links:

Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: NIH National Library of Medicine

Ham Radio Citizen Science investigation

scistarter “People Powered Science” Citizen Science projects

ShakeNET: Worldwide network of Raspberry Shake/Boom monitoring stations

USGS Alaska Earthquake Center