Participatory / Citizen Science Projects

How do you get your students involved with nature?  Do you involve your students in science research?  Do you have them conduct experiments?  Do you have them collect data?  What do you do with the results? Check out these pages and posts to see what is possible and how you can contribute to our understanding of the natural world.

Minnesota Master Naturalist - Learn, Share, Volunteer

iNaturalist - Plant, animal and fungi observations using your smartphone or camera.

CoCoRaHS - Preciptiation data

MPR Blog/Post on Citizen Science

Project Noah - Biodiversity - Also has a Educator/Classroom feature.

Participatory / Citizen Science Opportunities - Pick your Passion.  Search using these sites:

How to be a Scientist - No Degree Required - YouTube

Change over Time - Google Earth Timelapse