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Citizen Science

Join a real citizen science project... No lab coat needed!

Sign up with one of the projects listed below.

The data you gather is studied by scientists and helps us learn more about the world around us – and sometimes even other ones.

Government of Canada Citizen Science Portal

Check out and participate in Citizen Science projects happening across Canada.

Calgary Captured

Help identify wildlife captured in Calgary's urban wilderness.

Alberta Community Bat Program

Report a bat sighting or roost, providing data needed to monitor and better understand bats in the province.

Project FeederWatch

Count the birds that visit your feeder during the winter and help scientists track the distribution and movements of winter bird populations.

Planet Hunters

Search for planets outside of our solar system by looking at images from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft.


Play this puzzle to help map diseases in human DNA.