Books about citizen science:

Burns, Loree Griffin. Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery.

Forrest, Tim. Bug Camp: Where Every day’s an Adventure.

Franklin, Devin. Put on Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses and Discover Nature’s Secrets.

Latham, Donna. Backyard Biology: Discover the Life Cycles and Adaptations Outside Your Door.

Rae, Rowena. Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids: Her Life and Ideas, With 21 Activities and Experiments.

Wood, Alix. Backyard Astronomy Experiments.

Wood, Alix. Backyard Biology Experiments.

Wood, Alix. Backyard Chemistry Experiments.

Four projects you can do this April with a smartphone:

1) iNaturalist: Use a smart phone to record and share images of biodiversity.

2) Budburst: Use a smart phone to add to Budburst’s ten years of data. Discover how plants respond to environmental change.

3) I See Change: Use a smart phone to document local changes in the environment, weather, and climate.

4) Stream Selfie: Use a smart phone and help scientists monitor the health of streams.