National Dog Day is August 26. In honor of your furry friend, participate in these simple at-home projects to help researchers learn more about your pup! And use the Project Finder to search for exciting citizen science projects on any topic you can think of (yes, that includes cats).
Events and Opportunities:
Taking Environmental Action with Youth: Helping Our Oceans One Piece of Trash at a Time
Join speakers from SciStarter, the National Girls Collaborative Project and the Aluet Community of St. Paul in Alaska for a webinar to celebrate Costal Clean-Up Month. Learn about ways to tackle environmental action and coastal clean-up at a local, community-based and a nationwide/worldwide level. Speakers will share strategies, reflections and resources for supporting youth to act as citizen scientists and environmental advocates in their communities.
Professional Development for Libraries: How to Host a Citizen Science Program
RSVP for a webinar to explore how libraries can become partners in citizen science engagement. Learn how to access SciStarter’s library resources, build kits and connect programs and communities to projects featured on SciStarter.
- A Game Playing App May Have Just Helped Create COVID Vaccines for the Developing World via Science Connected
- Lessons From Citizen Science During the Pandemic via the SciStarter Blog
- A Canadian Summer of Science via the SciStarter Blog
Discover more citizen science on the SciStarter calendar. Did you know your SciStarter dashboard helps you track your contributions to projects? Complete your profile to access free tools. Want even more citizen science? Check out SciStarter’s Project Finder! With citizen science projects spanning every field of research, task and age group, there’s something for everyone!