Citizen Science: Out of this World Citizen Science—Sun, Space, and Your Mission: Starlight

by: Jill Nugent

This column highlights formal and informal science research projects that students can join and contribute to by gathering and sharing data. Mission: Starlight is a global experiment from the Royal Society of Chemistry, and as a citizen science project, it asks students to explore ultraviolet light protection for astronauts serving on the International Space Station.


Middle School


ENCdl Physical Science Science as Inquiry


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2017Stock # ss17_040_07_12Volume 040Issue 07

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