Check Out Citizen Science Month Events from PBS, Science Friday and More!

Citizen Science Month is almost here! Thanks to support from the Network of the National Library of Medicine, you’ll find free, fun events across the country on SciStarter’s events page.   We’ve highlighted a few free, live, online events to get you started. See you next week!   Cheers, The SciStarter Team  

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Spring citizen science projects

Five SPRING-tacular Projects to Get You Outside This Season

Buds are bursting. Birds are singing. Pollinators are on the move. In the Northern Hemisphere, spring is almost here! In the spirit of renewal, let’s all rediscover the world around us by observing and reconnecting with the rhythms of nature. We’ve got projects that are perfect for doing in your neighborhood, at a nearby park … Read more “Five SPRING-tacular Projects to Get You Outside This Season”

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Citizen Science Is For Lovers

At SciStarter, we love when people come together to do citizen science and explore the world. And it’s even more fun when you’re with people you care about. Find five of our picks for projects to do with loved ones this Valentine’s Day —and the rest of the year too! XOXO, The SciStarter Team

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Help improve health around the world with these projects!

We’re sure sick of this pandemic, and we bet you are, too. Luckily, there’s a citizen science project for that: With Eterna, participants play a game that helps researchers study how mRNA works (which some COVID vaccines are made of). But COVID isn’t the only health issue you can tackle with citizen science. Projects let … Read more “Help improve health around the world with these projects!”

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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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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”

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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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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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Score a Personalized SciStarter Explorer Certificate!

We sure love our SciStarter community and appreciate all you do for science. You deserve some credit for helping scientists answer important research questions! Now through December 31st, participate in any three projects featured on SciStarter.org/Affiliates and you’ll get a personalized, downloadable SciStarter Explorer certificate. We’ll add it to your online SciStarter Profile but you … Read more “Score a Personalized SciStarter Explorer Certificate!”

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Explore and Document Wild Weather Near You With These Projects

Have you noticed that extreme weather is becoming more common? Document weather changes near you and share your data to help scientists make better weather forecasts so we can all plan for floods, droughts, hurricanes and, on a lighter note, fun, outdoor events! Our collective data can also help people in the world’s most vulnerable … Read more “Explore and Document Wild Weather Near You With These Projects”

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