How do genes affect health in monkeys? Help answer that question with Monkey Health Explorer, a citizen science project anyone can do from home.
Look at slides of blood samples from rhesus macaques to find and identify different cell types, which tells researchers how healthy the monkeys are.
Join us LIVE Tuesday, September 13 at 2 pm ET
Let’s play a game to aid science. We’ll dive into how solving puzzles with citizen science project Eterna can help fight diseases. This event is ideal for educators and students in grades 9-12.
This month we’re heading back to school to see how teachers and even college professors are making citizen science a part of their classroom instruction.
Featuring Seek by iNaturalist, Journey North, Project Squirrel and more.
Events and Opportunities:
Gardening with Native Plants Series: Wildscaping 101 – Native Plants for Birds
Join the Colorado Native Plant Society for an engaging webinar on ways to diversify the birds found within your neighborhood or your own backyard using a variety of native plants in Colorado.
Great North American Fungi Quest
September 15 – October 15
Join this BioBlitz to get out and discover, photograph and identify all fungi and friends, including mushrooms, slime molds and lichen. The data will be collected into one continental fungi map.
New on the blogs:
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!