Team up with scientists to find and monitor bird nests and to record and report their observations. Participants can help capture, measure, and band backyard birds. Get Started!
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The Museum of Science, Boston has teamed up with researchers from Tufts University and Fitchburg State College to track the fate of fireflies. With your help, they hope to learn about the geographic distribution of these amazing insects and their activities. Get Started!Read related blog post.
FrogWatch is managed by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. In local chapters, volunteers learn to identify local frog and toad species by their calls during the breeding season and how to report their findings accurately.Get Started!
Genetics of Taste Lab
The Genetics of Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is home to a citizen science project to examine the possibility that there are more than just the five known tastes. Help determine if fatty acids are the 6th taste! Get Started!
Arvind Suresh is science communicator and a former laboratory biologist, he has a Master’s degree in Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. He enjoys reading, teaching, talking and writing science. Connect with him on Twitter @suresh_arvind.