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The Sun Takes Center Stage for Citizen Science Month Week 2

The solar eclipse is the big event of the second week of Citizen Science Month, with activities for folks who will be in the eclipse path and also for those who aren’t. There are also other great citizen science activities, celebrating National Pet Day, National Library Week, and more!  One Million Acts Of Science Challenge SciStarter … Read more “The Sun Takes Center Stage for Citizen Science Month Week 2”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Environment, Global Citizen Science Month, Library, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter

Spy on animals around the world while contributing to ecological research

You don’t need to go on a safari to see wild creatures in their natural habitats. There are a number of scientific studies of wild creatures that depend on the eyes of observers just like you. Take part to be transported (virtually) to ecosystems around the world through images and videos (sometimes even livestreams!) where … Read more “Spy on animals around the world while contributing to ecological research”

Categories: Animals, Biology, Birds, Citizen Science, Ecology & Environment, Education, Featured Projects, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter

SciStarter’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!

The best gift is one that keeps on giving, and these nifty tools and resources certainly fit the bill! We’ve got useful gifts for birdwatchers, skygazers and weather-trackers, as well as books that will inspire anyone’s curiosity. Even better, many of these ideas tie directly in with one or more citizen science projects on SciStarter. … Read more “SciStarter’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!”

Categories: Affiliate Tools, Animals, Apps, Astronomy & Space, Biology, Birds, book, Book Review, Citizen Science, Climate & Weather, Education, Environment, Field Guide to Citizen Science, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter

Simple ways to learn about and help koalas, kangaroos, and coastlines

Looking for new ways to spend some of your spare time? Check out the SciStarter Affiliates page featuring dozens of gold-star projects linked directly to your SciStarter Dashboard. To get you started, we’re featuring five Affiliate projects below. Cheers! The SciStarter Team  

Categories: Alzheimers, Amphibians, Animals, Bats, Biology, Birds, Citizen Science, Insects, Nature & Outdoors, Newsletter, Ocean & Water

Get Ready for International Observe the Moon Night On October 1!

  October 1st is International Observe the Moon Night!   Come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide to learn about lunar science and exploration, participate in celestial observations and honor our connection to the Moon. Our Moon will be near its first quarter ― a great time for observing.   Want to find … Read more “Get Ready for International Observe the Moon Night On October 1!”

Categories: Newsletter

Crowd the Tap

Five A+ projects for your classroom or living room

As another school year starts, dare we say that learning is in the air? To help jump back into school, we’ve highlighted five teacher- and student-tested projects, below.   And don’t forget, there are hundreds of projects with classroom materials to choose from on SciStarter, and a free Foundations of Citizen Science training to introduce citizen science to your learners. … Read more “Five A+ projects for your classroom or living room”

Categories: Newsletter

Let’s Do Some Doggone Science With Your Pup!

National Dog Day is August 26. In honor of your furry best friend, participate in these simple at-home projects to help researchers learn more about your pup! Don’t forget to use the Project Finder to search for exciting citizen science projects on any topic you can think of (yes, even cats). Cheers, The SciStarter Team

Categories: Newsletter