STEM for Kids Weekly Resources

Updated: Oct 20, 2020

Introduction to Citizen Science

Citizen science happens when people study the world around them and send their data to scientists. Anyone can do citizen science! Try this interactive tutorial to explore the who, what, how, and why of citizen science. Try the Tutorial

Six Citizen Science Projects After you complete the “Introduction to Citizen Science” tutorial, choose one of these six citizen science projects to try as a family. Choose a Project

SciGirls Citizen Science Resources Visit PBS Kids SciGirls’ Citizen Science webpage for a downloadable “Nature Nuture Journal” and more citizen science activities and videos. Check Out the Resources

Celebrate Urban Birds

In just 10 minutes, you can help scientists learn more about birds in your neighborhood (whether urban or not) through the “Celebrate Urban Birds” citizen science project. Also available in Spanish. Visit the Website

Kids, Citizen Science, and Porcupines

Listen to this fun, music-filled podcast from The Children’s Hour to hear how kids are doing citizen science to learn more about porcupines. Listen to the Podcast

Still Want to Do More?

Use the “Project Finder” on the SciStarter website to search hundreds of citizen science projects by location, topic, age group, and more. Find a Project


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