Track Four Emerging Climate Hazards Near You

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Earth’s climate is undergoing change that poses multiple threats. The science community seeks your help in tracking four emerging climate hazards: sea-level rise, extreme temperatures, droughts and floods. Your safety always comes first. Please only participate in … Read more “Track Four Emerging Climate Hazards Near You”

Categories: Climate & Weather, Environment, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter

Dive Into Summer Citizen Science

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! As we approach the Dog Days of Summer, Sirius, the dog star, makes its appearance in the northern hemisphere, bringing scorching heat, fever, mad dogs and bad luck. So it’s only sensible to take our CitSci activities … Read more “Dive Into Summer Citizen Science”

Categories: Citizen Science, Environment, Newsletter, Ocean & Water

Protecting Pollinators!

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Every season, between $235 and $577 billion (U.S.) worth of annual global food production relies on pollinators, according to Bayer Crop Science. But pollinators face multiple threats, including habitat loss, pesticides, climate change, and emerging pathogens. Fortunately, you … Read more “Protecting Pollinators!”

Categories: Newsletter

DIY “Recipes” For Real Science That Needs You

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! You’re a DOER! We love that about you.Nothing can stop you…not even a lack of access to specialized, low-cost tools needed to fully engage in citizen science. Below, we present ways you can build tools and kits … Read more “DIY “Recipes” For Real Science That Needs You”

Categories: Citizen Science, Do-It-Yourself, Tools

Give Dad the Gift of Citizen Science

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! This Father’s Day, why not shake things up and give the dad or father figure in your life the gift of a scientific adventure? SciStarter’s “Field Guide to Citizen Science” is a great place to start! Your Friends, The … Read more “Give Dad the Gift of Citizen Science”

Categories: Events, Newsletter

Fun, new projects we think you’ll love!

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! New Projects Are Springing Up! Spring has finally sprung, along with signs of new growth everywhere — including here at SciStarter, where new projects are popping up all over. Here, we highlight some of our favorite new … Read more “Fun, new projects we think you’ll love!”

Categories: Newsletter

Five Ways to Honor Mother (Nature)

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Calling Mother Nature   Let’s show our appreciation for all the moms out there, including Mother Nature. Here are five ways to get started in projects that need your help. Pictured: SciStarter Founder, Darlene, and her … Read more “Five Ways to Honor Mother (Nature)”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Newsletter

Earth Day 2020: 10 ways to move the world forward, together!

Together, we will move the world forward. We all share the same, single beautiful planet, as this image from Apollo 17 reminds us. As we inch closer to the distant light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, it’s easier to appreciate how every single one of us contributes to the millions of acts of … Read more “Earth Day 2020: 10 ways to move the world forward, together!”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Newsletter

Citizen Science-ing where you are

Keeping yourself and others safe during the COVID-19 pandemic is the #1 priority. Fortunately, there are many opportunities for conducting safe citizen science to fight disease, track migratory birds, study animal behavior, and more…collaboratively. Our editors highlight a few, below. Cheers! The SciStarter Team

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events, Newsletter

Citizen Science is for Lovers!

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Cuddle up with these five projects–and one book–that we love! They are waiting for you with open arms. Xoxo, The SciStarter Team

Categories: Birds, Newsletter