The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Citizen Science: Backyard Observations

August 9, 2020 @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Citizen Science: Backyard Observations

Learn how to support science from the safety of your own home. Ford House education coordinator Emily Weiss will guide you through citizen science projects from major institutions that call on the community to observe nature around you. This workshop has opportunities for adults and kids alike.

Cost: $15 general public, $10 Ford House members

This is an online workshop. You will receive an access code and a link to use to join the meeting. Our program uses the Zoom platform. You will need to download the Zoom app to your smartphone or tablet, or log into the Zoom website before you begin the workshop.


Emily Weiss is the environmental education coordinator for Ford House. She is a graduate of Wayne State University. Before joining us at Ford House, she worked at the Belle Isle Conservancy including work on a National Science Foundation grant.

Times for all Ford House events and programs are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).