Start a BioBlitz in Your Backyard!

This Citizen Science Project Will Help Your Student Identify the Biodiversity in Their Own Backyard

Topics: Citizen Science, Observing Nature, Life Science| Type: Outdoor Learning

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A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. At a BioBlitz, scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to get a snapshot of an area’s biodiversity. Your BioBlitz can happen in any geography—urban, rural, or suburban—in areas as small as a backyard or as large as a country.


  • Device to Record and Upload Photos
  • Notepad to Record Your Findings
  • iNaturalist App
  • Printables (optional)


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