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Citizen Science OpenAIRE activities in Education

Citizen Science OpenAIRE activities in Education

Participate in the OpenAIRE Citizen Science Initiative

  • Tuesday, 30 June 2020

This webinar starts with a short introduction to OpenAIRE, followed by a description of OpenAIRE Citizen Science Initiatives and activities. More specific, the presentation focuses on the:

School Seismograph Network

  • Presentation of the School Seismograph Network
  • Implementation of the OpenAIRE approach to enable the school’s seismograph data collections (OpenAIRE PROVIDE, Zenodo), exploration (OpenAIRE EXPLORE) and applications (HELIX, HACKQUAKE). How OpenAIRE products embrace the active participation of schools into the Open Science ecosystem

Open Schools Journal for Open Science (OSJ)

  • STEM focused Open Schools Journal for Open Science, supported by OpenAIRE and how it enables students and teachers to learn about the Open Science ecosystem, rules and guidelines (i.e. licensing, metadata). Also, how teachers and students can find in Zenodo the Journal’s articles and datasets by participating in Zenodo communities in order to include them in their daily routines
  • Best practices by students’ involvement in the OpenAIRE Citizen Science Initiatives

Bringing Nobel Prize Physics to the Classroom with Zenodo

  • Presentation of a series of educational activities aiming to introduce Nobel Prize Physics to the Classroom are being developed and documented in Zenodo.

How you can participate and how to follow training actions

Q&A session

Highlight: New students discovery in the Open Schools Journal for Open Science: "Since 2009, Kepler Space Telescope has been recording small reductions (eclipses) in the light of distant stars due to the transit of planets in front of them. Our goal is to detect planets in orbit around distant stars from Kepler's mission data, following the Reading Method using two programs written by our team in programme language C. If the readings are detected and confirmed, we proceed to their analysis. characteristics of the planet: Ray, inclination, distance from the star, and especially if it is in the so-called "habitable zone" which will make it possible to maintain life. However, we have already identified such an exoplanet in orbit around the star KIC 1432789, the characteristics of which our team analyzed for the first time." - from

Κυνήγι Εξωπλανητών

Ανδρέας Βατίστας Βατίστας, Θανάσης Βασίλαινας Βασίλαινας, Εμμέλεια Βουτιέρου, Φωτεινή-Μαρία Δραβίλλα, Γιώργος Καλπαξής, Ρένια Μενέγου, Παναγιώτης Μιχάλαινας, Ιάσονας Παυλόπουλος, Δήμητρα Πίνα, Θωμάς Πιτσαργιώτης, Γιώργος Τσακίρης, Στέλιος Φραγκουδάκης, Δρ. Σωτήριος Τσαντίλας
Citizen Science in Education: Students as researchers who analyze, study, present and publish data

Citizen Science in Education: Students as researchers who analyze, study, present and publish data

  • Monday, 16 December 2019

The National Open Access Desks for Greece and Cyprus are organising a webinar on Citizen Science in Education. This webinar will be the last of the second series of these collaborative OpenAIRE webinars.

OpenAIRE Webinar “Citizen Science in Education: Students as researchers who analyze, study, present and publish data”

When: Monday 16 December 2019

Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm

Language of the presentation: Greek

The OpenAIRE team is happy to welcome as guest speaker to provide information on Citizen Science in Education, Evgenia Kypriotis, a member of the Research and Development Department of Ellinogermaniki Agogi.

During this webinar, Evgenia will talk about the main categories of citizen science projects in education, highlight good practices and inform about the OpenAIRE Citizen Science activity of the Open Schools Journal for Open Science

For years, it was thought that the link between schools and society conceals the essence of learning. In the 21st century, new and exciting opportunities of new technologies, social networking platforms, smartphones, online communities and the Internet of Things, all provide potentials for proceeding with an actual connection between society and education. Citizen science in education exploits the capabilities of today's society aiming at breaking the boundaries of traditional practices. In addition, students involvement in citizen science programs encourages effective STEAM teaching.

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