Tagged with Hunt & Gather

Real Game Play

Real Game Play

Citizen Sort is designing three real video games to encourage participation in citizen science. The games have an overarching educational aspect. Each game requires a varying degree of classification tasks. From the tool Hunt & Gather for scientists and their assistants to the fantasy world of Forgotten Island each game incorporates entertainment and citizen science. … Continue reading

Citizen Scientists Make it to a Million

Citizen Scientists Make it to a Million

One Million Strong In May 2012 citizen scientists reached a major milestone by contributing over one million observations on the environment to Nature’s Notebook, according to Earth Sky. Nature’s notebook is run by the USA national phonology network. It collects information on the important life cycles of plants and animals. That is one million amateur … Continue reading

Triple Gameplay

Why Three? Citizen Sort is building three different video games all with a common overarching goal: citizen science. But why create three separate and unique games ? Well, we made them for you. For you who wants to create your own categories to classify a species. And for a fan of ┬ánever seen before pictures … Continue reading