Encyclopedia of Life
|Goal||Create a resource for people to learn about the species on Earth|
|Task||Take wildlife photos, comment, research and write about species|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet Washington, 20013-7012 DC 20013-7012|
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) provides free, open, multilingual, digital access to trusted information on all known species through its website at http://eol.org. EOL is an international collaboration led by the Smithsonian that works to raise awareness and understanding of living nature.
|How to Join||
Go to www.eol.org and click on "create an account". This is free, and lets you customize your experience on our site. Then visit http://eol.org/info/contribute to find various ways to contribute information. You can join iNaturalist.org, or our Flickr group to contribute photos, our Vimeo or Youtube groups to post video, and you can add text directly to any taxon page. If you are not a professional biologist, one of our curators will visit your content to verify its accuracy. You will be personally credited for all your contributions to EOL.
Just a computer and internet connection!!
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||Exclusively online|
|Tags||algae, ambphibians, animals, archaea, bacteria, biodiversity, birds, checklist, crustaceans, encyclopedia, field guide, fishes, flowers, fungi, insects, invertebrates, mammals, molds, mullusks, mushrooms, photos, plants, protists, protozoa, reptiles, species, spiders, trees, viruses, worms|
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