Discover the Wildlife of Your Home

12.07.2018 - By Tumble Science Podcast for Kids

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We're going on an indoor expedition to discover the species in our own home! You’ll never look at the bugs in your house the same way again. Ecologist and author Rob Dunn is our guide to exploring what he calls, “the unknown we wake up in every morning.” We’ll find out how many species live in the average home (it’s more than you think!) and tell you how you can conduct your own scientific survey inside your house. It’s an activity that could help scientists discover indoor wildlife all around the world.

To learn how you can sign up for Rob’s citizen science project, Never Home Alone, check out our blog at

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