Youth create a social issue video and post it on YouTube. After a tweet, retweets, and more tweets, the video goes viral. That issue that youth care about is suddenly all over the net and receiving broad traditional media attention. With a simple click of the mouse, youth voices are being heard—loudly. What's going on?
Citizen science has been around for some time. Typically, citizen science engages citizens in acquiring or processing large quantities of data. Weather and climate patterns, phenology, and images of space and planet surfaces are examples of where the scientific community has engaged the public in the data process.
A handbook to provide an overall understanding of videography and the skills and techniques necessary to create great movies. At the end of the handbook, a slide presentation, equipment needs, and video production tips are attached.