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Apply Science - For Fun

Apply Science - For Fun

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Citizen Science

Zooniverse - general collection of citizen science projects

https://www.zooniverse.org/

 

Plankton - where there are producers, there are consumers, help track plankton locations to help scientists research ocean ecosystems

http://www.planktonportal.org/

 

Seafloor explorer - help tally organism counts on sea floor 

http://www.seafloorexplorer.org/

 

Whale FM - whales communicate via calls, help scientists sort whale calls

http://whale.fm/

 

worm watch - researchers use model species like C. Elegans to study human aging

http://www.wormwatchlab.org/

 

Cell slider -  eventually with enough time and mutations, cancer happens. Help researchers sort and analyze cancer cells

http://www.cellslider.net/

 

Snapshot Serengeti - help count organisms in Africa by noting species type and interactions

http://www.snapshotserengeti.org/

Online games

Fold It - find ways proteins can be manipulated, 3-D strategy game

http://fold.it/portal/

In person games

Phylo - Pokemon for the real world

http://phylogame.org/