A citizen science project is real scientific research that involves people who are not trained scientists. There are HEAPS of citizen science projects you can be a part of, with different requirements and time commitments. Here's a few of our favourites:
Being part of a real scientific research project helps our scientists make discoveries faster, and often learn things they couldn't if they were doing it all by themselves. It can also be a lot of fun to be a citizen scientist! Let us know in the comments if you have a favourite citizen science project, or share your stories of contributing to one!