Darwin for a Day
|Goal||Step into Charles Darwin’s shoes from your own computer|
|Task||Describe and catalogue plant/animal species in photographs|
|Where||Online only Darwin for a Day|
Darwin for a Day is a web application that allows you to explore the Galapagos Islands through Google Street View and document its unique plants and animals. When you see an animal or plant you’d like to catalogue, you can describe it by creating an observation. You can just enter your best guess at what it is (i.e. “bird”) or enter in the scientific name, if you know it!
All of your observations will be shared with the iNaturalist community & the Charles Darwin Foundation, and will contribute to research of the Galapagos Islands.
|How to Join||
Log onto the homepage and start identifying photos!
|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||indoors|
|Type of Activity||Exclusively online|
|Tags||biology, charles, darwin, evolution|
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