GROW Observatory launches the online course “Citizen Research: From Data to Action”

//GROW Observatory launches the online course “Citizen Research: From Data to Action”

Are you interested in any of the following subjects: soil, food growing, agriculture, ecosystems and the environment, technology, earth observation, sensors, environmental governance?

Then this course is for  you! Discover soil and food growing data and results generated by citizen scientists like you who are collaborating with the GROW Observatory. Become familiar with datasets, learn to identify patterns, errors and insights that can create change from the local to the global. Find out how can citizen science create positive change in the world. You will explore the potential of art to communicate complex scientific data and concepts and become one of the first to experience the work of GROW’s artist in residence.

The online course opens on 5th of November and aims to cover the following topics:

  • Overview of different sources of citizen science generated datasets in the GROW Observatory including soil sensor data.
  • Analysis of results submitted by GROW participants over the growing season to investigate the effectiveness of a polyculture vs monoculture experiment.
  • Identifying trends and patterns in datasets as well as reflecting on the different insights you can gain from individual and collective experiment results.
  • The role and potential of art in communicating complex scientific concepts and data.
  • Creating positive change through citizen science: from the local to the global

 Click here and join now! Sign up for 4 hours a week, for 3 weeks and see how local action can address global challenges.

See the trailer here!

 

 

2018-10-24T18:56:12+00:00October 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |