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Celebrate Citizen Science Month: Collect, Collaborate, and Learn from Anywhere

This post was written by educator & 2019 National Geographic Education Fellow Anne Lewis. I might not be paying attention to the days or weeks anymore, but there’s one thing on my calendar that I’ve been celebrating in April and that’s Citizen Science Month. What is “citizen science”? It is when members of the public–like you!–participate in real scientific research. This could be anything big … Continue reading Celebrate Citizen Science Month: Collect, Collaborate, and Learn from Anywhere

Five Reasons to Pariticipate in the SustainUS Essay Contest

 

SustainUsLogo.gifSustainUS, United States Youth for Sustainable Development, is calling for submissions to its annual CitizenScience essay contest. This year, the competition theme will focus on the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, sustainable development, and current challenges in line with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Here are five reasons why you should enter:

  1. Share your passion for addressing the world’s toughest challenges through sound science.
  2. Join the SustainUS delegation to the 56th Session of the UN Commission on Status of Women in New York.
  3. Present your work and communicate the importance of youth involvement to international leaders.

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