Name of the organization/project in the original language: 
School of ants: a scuola con le formiche
Name of the organization/project in English: 
School of ants: at school with ants
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Research Project
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"School of Ants: a scuola con le formiche" is a Citizen Science project located in Italy and directed by the Myrmecology Lab of University of Parma. The project has two aims. The scientific goal is to evaluate the human impact effects on urban biodiversity using ants as bioindicators. The educational goal is to allow citizens to partecipate directly to data collection and interpretation of. enviroments that are mainly their neighbourhoods. The project aims to let citizens understand "how science works" and acquire a "scientific citizenship" that permit them to critically evaluate mass scientific topical issues.
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
We are a university research group interested in Citizen Science methods for research and we set up a Citizen Science project based on ants that are our study model. We are the leaders of the project named "School of ants: a scuola con le formiche".
Name of Citizen Science Project: 
School of ants: a scuola con le formiche
Project URL: 
www.schoolofants.it
Brief description of project: 
"School of Ants: a scuola con le formiche" is a Citizen Science project located in Italy and directed by the Myrmecology Lab of University of Parma. The project has two aims. The scientific goal is to evaluate the human impact effects on urban biodiversity using ants as bioindicators. The educational goal is to allow citizens to partecipate directly to data collection and interpretation of. enviroments that are mainly their neighbourhoods. The project aims to let citizens understand "how science works" and acquire a "scientific citizenship" that permit them to critically evaluate mass scientific topical issues.
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