Support Public Science!
If you Looove Science, check out what theses guys have done. Public labs provides open source science for the rest of us – on the cheap. This well supported community is there to help you with any of your science endeavors. I recommend checking them out.
Experiencing an environmental injustice? Public Labs gives the power to the people when it comes to scientific research that can help people advocate for changes they want to see. The Public Labs hands-on, do-it-yourself approach to environmental science is amazing, cheap and fun.
Being advocates for better environmental management they us a community driven, open-source data collection to further environmental monitoring and management.
Their focus is on development of tools that are:
- low cost,
- open source,
- easy to use,
- built through public participation and collaboration,
- supported by a network of practitioners,
- produce meaningful, understandable and high quality data.
Check out the store link below to learn how to get started and to support public science!
I am a proud sponsor of their spectrometry project (kickstarter), and I love their work. Have a look at some of the cool ideas these guys have come up with! From map making to DIY Infrared Photography – your can even turn your cell phone in to a spectroscope. It’s Science!