2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Taking a Deeper Dive into Community and Citizen Science at Science Centers and Museums

Friday, October 20, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Lila Higgins, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
Presenters:
Lila Higgins, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, Chelle King, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Rick Bonney, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Alison Young, California Academy of Sciences, Christine Goforth, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Richard Smart, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits and Heidi Ballard, University of California, Davis

Are you already leading citizen science programs at your museum or science center? This workshop will help you deepen your program. Join leaders and peers from the field to share tips for starting projects, training, developing community partner relationships, developing grant applications, developing and measuring learning outcomes, and widening your citizen science network! Preregistration required. Limited to 60 participants. Fee: $20 per person (includes afternoon snack).