Yes, you can be a scientist!

A blue robot is holding a red birdApril is Citizen Science Month, when we highlight the everyday efforts of ordinary people to collect data and help advance scientific understanding.

Interested? Awesome!

SciStarter has vetted and organized Citizen Science projects on many topics.

You can explore them with the tool below.

Projects begin and end all the time, but examples of recently posted projects include:

  • Counting birds, bugs, or living things you might see in your area
  • Playing games to sort images of space objects and Alzheimer’s anomalies
  • Using a phone camera to photograph plants or litter in your area
  • And so many more!

There are projects suitable for any age, any time commitment, at whatever location is accessible to you. Tackle the projects solo, or make it a fun activity to safely share among your friends or relatives!