Biocubes: Exploring Biodiversity

Six people wading knee-deep in water, near young, thin trees. A woman is placing a fluorescent green biocube into the water.
Educators placing a biocube in Fort Pierce, Fla.

This biology project from Smithsonian allows students to explore the biodiversity that surrounds them.

  • Investigate anywhere with minimal resources
  • Tailor learning to your goals
  • Modify for all ages and grades
  • Connect with citizen science projects elsewhere
  • Access easy-to-use online resources

All the preparation and steps are in the How To section. Watch training videos, see lists of suggested materials, and download datasheets. Increase your biodiversity knowledge while making valuable data available to the scientific community.