Citizen Science can be a fun way to learn about light pollution while providing data for use by scientists in data analysis.
Dark Sky Citizen Science Program
IDA Missouri has partnered with SciStarter to offer a collection of "Dark Sky Citizen Science" programs that allow library patrons to participate in citizen science. The projects help scientists better understand the impact of artificial light on our night sky and life on Earth.
The citizen science program is made available to libraries through SciStarter which was founded in 2014 to improve the citizen science experience. Partners of SciStarter include Arizona State University’s School of Future Innovation in Society, the National Science Foundation, NASA Space Science Education Consortium and Globe at Night.