The latest round of Mozilla Science Mini-Grants have been announced and huge congratulations to
- @leosehn @marinappdf and Team EITCHA
- @jarancio and Team ETER
- @paz and @gpereyrairujo and Team Open Science Drone Toolkit
Three out of nine global Mozilla Science Mini Grants went to GOSH Community members for open science hardware projects - well done everyone on the great ideas and hard work!
More information on the projects below and the winners here.
Project: Escola Itinerante de Tecnologia Cidadã Hacker – EITCHA
Lead: Leonardo Sehn Alves
Description: EITCHA is a project to designed to teach children in schools around Porto Alegro in Brazil about open science, citizen science, open software and hardware, open data and information security. Project leads will be leading 3-day workshops demonstrating these concepts by teaching students how to program, deploy, and collect data through a meteorological station at their school.
Learn more and get involved: Website – http://eitcha.org/ / Gitlab repository – https://gitlab.com/eitcha
Project: ETER || a free/libre air-quality monitor for education & research
Lead: Julieta Arancio (Twitter: @cassandreces / GitHub: @thessaly)
Description: A six-month project for co-prototyping an open source air quality monitor with high school teachers. This will accompany the development of open educational resources around why and how to run open science school projects.
Learn more and get involved: https://github.com/rlyehlab/eter
‘¡Vuela!’ means ‘fly!’ in Spanish. Image designed by @teddiet.wee
Project: Open Science Drone Toolkit
Leads: Gustavo Pereyra Irujo & Paz Bernaldo (Twitter: @gpereyrairujo & @PazByC)
Location: Argentina & Chile
Description: Through seven open and collaborative workshops in Chile & Argentina, this project will support the prototyping of an open source drone toolkit for improving scientific research in different fields and to help advance a community of collaborators and users of open science tools in South America.
Learn more and get involved: https://osf.io/fscn4/