Online Professional Learning and
Technical Assistance for
21st Century Community Learning Centers

Citizen Science: Bringing Real-World Problem Solving to Your Program

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM (Eastern)


During the event, we explored tools, resources and strategies of You for Youth's Citizen Science course. These materials were designed to help you inspire hands-on, minds-on citizen science learning and experiences in your program. Our featured guest expert, Susan Sachs, Education Coordinator for the Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center, shared her expertise on effective Citizen Science Projects in 21st CCLC programs.

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Documents and Web Links

Citizen Science Course [Click Here]

Hands on the Land Website [Click Here]

AirCasting Youth Workshop [Click Here]

Citizen Science Tools [Click Here]

Natures Notebook



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