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AAPS Resource Center

Advancing your Participatory Sciences

Welcome to the AAPS resource center. This page will help direct you to helpful tools, guidance, and information, whether you are a researcher, facilitator, project leader, educator, practitioner, or participant. Curated resources reflect contributions of AAPS Groups, partners, and collaborators.

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Collaborative Knowledge Base

Resources for Project Design and Use

Draw from the collective knowledge of the participatory sciences community. These resources were created or curated by field leaders in AAPS Groups or through AAPS partnerships. Enrich your research, grow your subject area expertise, and find connections to others with related interests.

Webinars Advancing Participatory Sciences

Explore tools, best practices, and emerging issues. 

In-depth webinars featuring leading experts in the field are one way the AAPS engages participatory science practitioners. These webinars share tools, tips, and reflections that highlight best practices and emerging issues. Webinars are hosted in conjunction with working groups and organizational members. 

Featured webinars:

Citizen Science in Higher Education

Explore resources available for using citizen science in higher education, such as the USE Cit Sci Network and a Higher Education tutorial on SciStarter.

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A Conversation on the Federal Funding Landscape for Citizen Science

Leaders from multiple federal agencies discuss funding opportunities. Each panelist shares where citizen science fits in their agency’s strategy the supporting agency.

Citizen Science Webinar titled NOAA Harness the Power of the Crowd

A strategy for NOAA to harness the power of the crowd

NOAA recently released a Citizen Science Strategy that outlines a path for the agency to engage the public in support of key mission areas.

Participatory Sciences Project Database

Explore projects that align with your interests

Comparing ideas before designing a new project? Searching for a project to share with your community or classroom? Want to get involved yourself? Start with a search of the SciStarter Project Finder. This dynamic gateway offers the most comprehensive review of diverse research activities from environmental monitoring to health studies.

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