Learn how citizen science projects are linking the public with researchers, giving citizens a chance to participate in tackling questions and issues around the world. 2 Stories 10 m Article Earth & Environment Citizen Science: Where Research Meets the Public Cassidy Swanston Canada Science and Technology Museum Dec 21, 2017 Are you interested in learning about how the world works? You don’t need a lab or degree to explore – citizen science projects all over the world bring discovery to your home, backyard, or community. Citizen science is the product of researchers teaming up with the public to solve scientific issues. Projects exist in almost every field, including ecology, astronomy, molecular biology, and genomics. “Crowd-sourcing” research allows for data to be collected from all over the world, and benefits 1 m Video Social Science & Culture NatureWatch: Engaging citizens in science Canada Science and Technology Museum Feb 2, 2018 NatureWatch is a community that engages all Canadians in collecting scientific information on nature to understand our changing environment. There are five programs which are part of NatureWatch: frogwatch, plantwatch, milkweedwatch, wormwatch, and icewatch. Visit naturewatch.ca to find out how you can contribute to scientific research!