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YCCS Resources

  • Publications: Reports, articles, white papers, and other published material highlight research findings and other
  • Research Briefs: Ready for educators, scientists and project designers, policy makers or administrators, these briefs highlight key findings and issues in YCCS. They provide links to relevant research and implications for implementing effective YCCS in your communities.
  • Educator Resources: Resources include curricula, activities, guides, hand-outs, surveys, questionnaires and other resources. Created and used by YCCS practitioners, use and adapt these resources to optimize learning in your YCCS project.
  • Evaluation & outcomes: Learn about how some YCCS projects have identified and evaluated outcomes.
Educator Resource

Real Science in the Palm of Your Hand: A framework for designing and facilitating citizen science in the classroom

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When do experiences with science lead young people to create change in their lives and communities?
Educator Resource

This research-based framework is intended to help educators facilitate community and citizen science (CCS) activities in ways that support youth le

Research Brief

We've found that giving young people responsibility for ensuring high-quality data collection and analysis positions them as responsible experts and encourages investment in the process and products of science.

Research Brief

 When youth share their science findings, we found that they become motivated and take ownership of their findings. This key practice requires creating opportunities for youth to share the results of their scientific work with audiences beyond their classroom, out-of-school program, or family unit.

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Citizen science by youth is rapidly expanding, but very little research has addressed the ways programs meet the dual goals of rigorous conservatio

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This project arose from the realization that projects involving public participation in science vary widely, and often work in isolation from each

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DataONE Data Life Cycle

Summary: This guide provides a step-by-step introduction to the data management life cycle.

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Abstract: Members of the public participate in scientific research in many different contexts, stemming from traditions as varied as parti

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Community and citizen science (CCS) with youth participants is rapidly expanding, but very little research has addressed the ways participation in