Winter Projects To Do In The Snow (And From Inside Your House)

Winter offers many unique ways to gather and share observations to advance research, even for those in warmer climates. If you live in a snowy place, get outside and find a skating rink, make a snowball or report on your local waterways. Or stay inside and spy on penguins from anywhere. Observations like these and … Read more “Winter Projects To Do In The Snow (And From Inside Your House)”

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Stall Catchers Was Our Top Project This Year. Its Project Leader Shares His Secrets

SciStarter has hundreds of citizen science projects to choose from, and our more than 110,000 registered members participate in a diverse range of projects that match their individual interests and passions. But there are a few perennial favorites among our citizen science projects, and perhaps none more popular than the Alzheimer’s-fighting game Stall Catchers. Run … Read more “Stall Catchers Was Our Top Project This Year. Its Project Leader Shares His Secrets”

Categories: Alzheimers

SciStarter’s Top 5 Citizen Science Projects of 2021

More than 120,000 people of all ages made more than 2.6 million contributions from all over the globe to citizen science projects through SciStarter in 2021! You can join them in providing this invaluable data to scientists, researchers and conservationists by playing games, taking surveys, analyzing data and reporting observations. Here are the top 5 … Read more “SciStarter’s Top 5 Citizen Science Projects of 2021”

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The Top 21 Citizen Science Projects of 2021

As we close out 2021, SciStarter is looking back on our successes this year and, as always, the biggest thanks goes out to you, the citizen scientists! Our more than 100,000 members made millions of contributions to citizen science projects this year, giving scientists data they never would have had otherwise. This year, citizen scientists … Read more “The Top 21 Citizen Science Projects of 2021”

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Time to Start Writing Those Resolutions! Here’s Some Inspo

Whether you’re cramming to get your 2021 resolutions accomplished (there’s still time!) or looking forward to the new year, we’ve got you covered. Check out these five citizen science projects that will motivate you to eat better, get out and exercise, give something back and more! And don’t forget, now through December 31, complete any … Read more “Time to Start Writing Those Resolutions! Here’s Some Inspo”

Categories: Citizen Science, Featured Projects, Newsletter

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Citizen Science Project Leaders: Here’s How and Why To Become a SciStarter Affiliate

Since our founding in 2011, SciStarter has been dedicated to promoting citizen science with free, accessible tools for project leaders, researchers and the public. Adding a project to SciStarter is one of the easiest ways project leaders can boost participation and reach a wider audience. When you list your project on SciStarter.org you’re tapping into … Read more “Citizen Science Project Leaders: Here’s How and Why To Become a SciStarter Affiliate”

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SciStarter’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!

Stumped for ideas for that inquisitive person your life? Or perhaps you’re hoping for a few citizen science-inspired gifts yourself this year? SciStarter’s 2021 Gift Guide has you covered. We’ve got useful gifts for birdwatchers, skygazers and weather-trackers, and they all tie in with one or more citizen science projects on SciStarter. That means you … Read more “SciStarter’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!”

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Four People, Four Different Paths Into Citizen Science

This post is based on the latest episode of our podcast, Citizen Science: Stories of Science We Can Do Together! In it, host Bob Hirshon chatted with four citizen scientists about how they got their start in the community and how they share citizen science with others. Listen to our podcast here: Citizen Science: Stories … Read more “Four People, Four Different Paths Into Citizen Science”

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Map the World’s Coral Reefs for NASA with NeMO-Net

“Our coral reefs are in danger … we need your help.” When new players log on to NASA’s NeMO-Net, they’re greeted with a video message from oceanographer Sylvia Earle. “Your mission is to take command of a research vessel, and travel the world collecting data on the ocean,” she says. Warming temperatures, rising sea levels … Read more “Map the World’s Coral Reefs for NASA with NeMO-Net”

Categories: Apps, Ecology & Environment, Ocean & Water

SciStarter. Science we can do together. These fun affiliate project games provide meaningful data to the scientific community.

Let’s play a game!

There’s still time to check off that resolution to give back, learn something new, explore nature or pick up a new skill by participating in citizen science! If you’re looking for a fun way to do it, try one of these online citizen science games from our SciStarter Affiliates. Help scientists unveil meaningful informati on on … Read more “Let’s play a game!”

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