Smithsonian researchers enlist volunteers for an array of tasks, both onsite and online. Depending on your interests, you can help sustain species around the globe and even solve mysteries of the planets and stars!
Watch a program from our video webcast archives or view our upcoming schedule. Bring a Smithsonian Scientist to your students with Smithsonian Science How!
Fast-paced webcast series engages middle school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes.
Great for birds and for people, The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center developed the world’s first and only 100% organic and shade-grown coffee certification.
10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
These Open Access images are available to download and use as you wish—all without asking!
Earth Optimism events inform and inspire action as we work together to find solutions to protect our planet.
Published on this day in 1962, Rachel Carson's environmental classic is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement.
Satellites help us see our world in new ways and reveal steps we can take to help protect it.
Through science fiction, we're able to explore new frontiers in science, innovation, and society.