Do Science With Your Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day

Together, you can participate in any of these projects centered around the heart, love and care.

Cheers!
The SciStarter Team


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Prefer to stay inside? Join 1 million participants in the Health eHeart Study to join the fight against heart disease.

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What is the secret to a long life? Lots of heartbeats. The study of the number of heartbeats per lifespan for most species is underreported; help scientists pull together this vital information to gain an understanding about heart health and lifespan.

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Grab a parka and a picnic and take a hike with your loved ones. Report back to scientists on the ice that's formed on your stream, lake or pond. From the time of the first snowfall to the last melted piece of ice, researchers at Nature Abounds are interested in the ice on your favorite body of water!

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Head outside and bring your camera to record the "wild" around you. Are the birds getting ready to build nests? Are the squirrels chasing each other around the trees? Your contributions to this project help scientists understand the changing ecosystem.

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When scientists want to learn about human sexual behavior, they do it anonymously. Report, explore and visualize anonymous data for the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction (KI) and the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research (CNetS).

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Chimpanzees are our closest living relatives and have some fascinating behaviors! Observe their eating, mating, or grooming with 7,000 hours of footage from 15 countries across Africa to help researchers better understand both chimpanzee behavior and cultural evolution.

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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 1100+ citizen science projects spanning every field of research, task and age group, there's something for everyone!

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About the Author

Lea Shell

Lea Shell is the Digital Learning Specialist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. With a background in entomology and education, she has spent the past five years working in the world of citizen science, public engagement and science communication at North Carolina State University to help bring citizen science to the classroom.