Real Life science experiments and projects that kids and families can help with!

12 Amazing Citizen Scientist Projects for Kids

12 AMAZING websites that offer families & classrooms the opportunity to get involved in real life science projects! Great nature activities for kids to do

Citizen Science Central @Denise H. Cornell. Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

Citizen Science Central H. Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research. this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

Zooniverse-Real Science Online Produced, maintained and developed by the Citizen Science Alliance. The member institutions of the CSA work with many academic and other partners around the world to produce projects that use the efforts and ability of volunteers to help scientists and researchers deal with the flood of data that confronts them.

diverse opportunities to assist in science projects; broad categories include Space, Climate, Nature, and Biology

Citizen - science projects to help contribute to science discoveries.... wow. some really great ideas, way to get active in science outside of the classroom!

Sci-starter - index of citizen science projects - awesome tool some location specific activities

Citizen Science: 15 Lessons That Bring Biology to Life, 6-12.  This is sweet and there is a link there for a sample lesson download.

Citizen Science: 15 Lessons That Bring Biology to Life, was edited by Nancy Trautmann, Jennifer Fee, Terry M. Tomasek, and NancyLee R. Bergey and published by NSTA Press

Citizen Science is an awesome way to participate in real scientific research. You'll find lots of ideas here. Excellent for families, schools, homeschool.

Citizen Science is an awesome way to participate in real scientific research. You'll find lots of ideas here. Excellent for families, schools, homeschool.

This site provides a list of awesome high school science experiments that range from life science to environmental science!

This site provides a list of awesome high school science experiments that range from life science to environmental science!

8 apps that turn citizens into scientists!  These eight mobile apps cover a variety of scientific disciplines—including marine biology, meteorology and ecology—that will bring out the scientist in you.

8 apps that turn citizens into scientists! These eight mobile apps cover a variety of scientific disciplines—including marine biology, meteorology and ecology—that will bring out the scientist in you.

Fighting Alzheimer’s Together, Through Citizen Science - Citizen Science Salon : Citizen Science Salon

Fighting Alzheimer’s Together, Through Citizen Science - Citizen Science Salon : Citizen Science Salon

Top Citizen Science Projects of 2012 - PLOS Blogs. "2012 was a huge year for citizen science. From microbes to Zombie Flies, from sea to space, there was no shortage of opportunities for everyday people to contribute to real scientific discovery."

Top Citizen Science Projects of 2012

Top Citizen Science Projects of 2012 - CitizenSci A little old but hey, its still cool and fun :)

Monarch Butterfly Migration | Journey North Citizen Science Project Tracks Spring and Fall Monarch Butterfly Migration

Journey North citizen scientists track monarch butterfly migration each fall and spring as monarch butterflies migrate to and from Mexico. Report your own observations of migrating monarch butterflies to real-time migration maps.

This is an amazing website. . . a place "to find out about, take part in, and contribute to science through recreational activities and research projects."  Great ideas for things to do with kids.  Projects like counting stars and reporting your findings, recording numbers/types of butterflies seens in your area, and so much more.  Love this!

SciStarter connects citizen scientists with citizen science projects. Professional and amateur scientists, teachers, students and people of all ages share, find and join exciting citizen science projects and communities.

Take Journey North outside with the new citizen science app for your mobile phone.    Report your sightings from the field. View maps, take pictures, leave comments.    Your tool for tracking migrations and the seasons.    Download your FREE Journey North app.

Journey North App - Report your sightings from the field. View maps, take pictures, leave comments. Your tool for tracking migrations and the seasons.

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