Are you curious about the natural world? Do you want to contribute to the scientific community? You could be a Citizen Scientist!

  • National Geographic Education promotes citizen science projects to get everyday people outside to collect information and share it with the scientific community. Citizen scientists document air quality for the Appalachian Mountain Club, identify frog calls for FrogWatch USA, and monitor water quality for National Geographic FieldScope.


    Citizen scientists get outside to contribute to the scientific community while learning about the world around them. Participating in citizen science projects is a great way to look more closely, listen more carefully, and connect more completely with your environment.


    Get involved with a citizen science project by going to