SciStarter’s Top 10 Projects of 2017 are here!

What a year it has been! We now have more than 50,000 active members participating in over 1,700 projects on SciStarter. We can’t wait to see what 2018 brings. From neurons to whales and everything in between, the 2017 Top 10 Projects are as varied and diverse as their participants. Thanks for making it such … Read more “SciStarter’s Top 10 Projects of 2017 are here!”

Categories: Animals, Apps, Astronomy & Space, Citizen Science News, Climate & Weather, Ecology & Environment, Featured Projects, Health, Insects

Citizen Science + Science Centers

November 10th is World Science Day, presented by UNESCO, AND Science Museum Day, presented by the International Science Center. To celebrate, SciStarter’s editors have selected six citizen science projects organized by science centers. You can do several of these from the comfort of home. Thank you for making the world a better place. Peace, The … Read more “Citizen Science + Science Centers”

Categories: Featured Projects, Insects

What’s in your water?

Our dependency on clean water is something we all have in common. In celebration of the Clean Water Act’s 45th anniversary (October 18), we’ve selected six citizen science opportunities to monitor the vitality of water near you. Find more citizen science projects on SciStarter’s Project Finder. Cheers! The SciStarter Team

Categories: Featured Projects

An Autumn Bounty of Citizen Science

Birds and monarchs are migrating and leaves are changing color. Fall is in full swing! Unfortunately, hurricanes are forming and flu season is here too. Help scientists document nature and health changes near you to study and predict future trends. Our editors selected five projects to get you started. Find more citizen science projects on … Read more “An Autumn Bounty of Citizen Science”

Categories: Birds, Featured Projects, Health, Insects, Ocean & Water

Sweet Citizen Science for National Honey Month

“For bees the flower is the fountain of life. For flowers, the bee is the messenger of love.” -Kahlil Gibran In honor of National Honey Month we’ve highlighted a few citizen science projects you can do to help us better understand our buzzing friends the bees. From honey bees to bumble bees, there’s something for … Read more “Sweet Citizen Science for National Honey Month”

Categories: Citizen Science, Featured Projects

Help scientists discover what else happens during a solar eclipse!

It’s a Solar Eclipse! When the moon completely covers the sun on August 21, will animals behave differently? Will air and surface temperatures fluctuate? Help scientists answer these and other research questions! Below, we highlight projects you can do in the path of the eclipse, in your own backyard, and a couple for after the eclipse. Find … Read more “Help scientists discover what else happens during a solar eclipse!”

Categories: Astronomy & Space, Citizen Science, Featured Projects