World’s first “Citizen Science” award will be presented to students by the Human Computation Institute at a middle school assembly tomorrow
updated: Dec 20, 2017
December 20, 2017 (Newswire.com) –
Middle school students are being awarded the world’s first “Citizen Science” trophy by the Human Computation Institute (HCI) at Lake Hazel Middle School (Boise, ID) on Thursday, 21st December. 250 students formed the winning “Middle School STEM” team in HCI’s science game – Stall Catchers, which speeds up Alzheimer’s research. The custom-built award will be presented by HCI’s director, Dr. Pietro Michelucci, during an all-hands assembly.
This award highlights a shift in attitudes toward “science” in education and public engagement contexts, and puts STEM activities on par with sports and other extracurricular…