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  • Citizen Science

Citizen Science Month: April 2021

    Citizen Science Challenge
    All ages | Throughout the month of April
    Fun activities and reading lists to do individually or as a family. Beginning April 1, register at or through the Beanstack app.

    Create a 3D Planter in Tinkercad
    All ages | Throughout the month of April
    Enjoy Tinkercad challenges from our Digital Media Lab. Two 3D printable templates are available—a simple planter that's perfect for kids to create and a self-watering planter for teens and adults to customize. Find these projects here.

    Eco Zine
    Teens | Submissions accepted April 1 through June 30
    For the latest issue of our popular digital Teen Zine, teen writers and artists are invited to share works of art inspired by the environment. Get complete details here.

    Great Sunflower Project Grow Kits
    All ages | Available at the Merchants' Square Main Library and Joyce Winner West Branch beginning April 15 while supplies last
    Grow your own sunflowers, observe pollinators, and share your data with the Great Sunflower Project. Find complete details about the Great Sunflower Project here.

    Citizen Science Kits
    Ages 8 through adult | Available in the Merchants' Square Main Library Kids area and at the Joyce Winner West Branch beginning April 19
    Check out either our "Exploring Biodiversity" kit or our "Observing Pollinators" kit and enjoy hands-on science exploration.

    Protecting Our Pollinators
    All ages | Live virtual event on Wednesday, April 14 at 7pm
    Learn how pollinators are a key part of our world and crucial to our food supply as well as what you can do to help them thrive. Presented by Hamilton County Parks and Recreation. Register here.

    Backyard Birds of Indiana
    All ages | Live virtual event on Wednesday, April 27 at 7pm
    Learn bird-watching tips and fascinating facts about Indiana's bird population from the Indiana Audubon Society. Register here.