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Up to 19 years old

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Extended submission deadline for Climate Detectives: Submission for Phase 3 open until 19 April 2024

Participate in this year's Learning and Celebration Event!

ESA Education presents this year’s Climate Detectives Event, where students up to 19 years old explore how satellites track changes in Earth’s climate and environment from space. 🌍🛰️

📅 Date: 20-22nd of May

📍 Location: ESRIN, Earth Observation Centre of ESA, Frascati, Italy.

There is still time to participate in the Climate Detectives Project 2024 and have the chance to be selected for the Learning and Celebration Event.  Connect with fellow students from across Europe who are making a difference in their local community as part of the Climate Detectives Project.

The event is fully covered by ESA. Please note that participants of Climate Detectives Kids are not eligible to participate to the event. Learn more about the event by clicking on the button below:

Climate Detectives is back

Did you know you can make a difference in understanding and protecting planet Earth? Join Climate Detectives and find out!

Your investigation can focus on climate change but also on everything about our planet Earth and its care: the environment, sustainable ways of living, biodiversity, air quality, forests, oceans and much more.

Be curious and become a Climate Detective! Together, student detectives are working to protect our planet!

Climate Detectives is run by ESA in collaboration with its ESERO network.

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Engagement level

Teams can now choose between two levels of engagement. 

By participating in the new beginner’s category, Climate Detectives Kids, teams can complete fun hands-on activities, and earn badges to become a certified detective of climate and the Earth!

For a bigger challenge, teams can complete a full investigation of their choice: identify the problem they want to analyse, collect data, and share their results with the Climate Detectives community. Selected teams will be invited for an exciting learning and celebration event at the end of this school year!

Climate Detectives Kids

Complete Earth related activities, collect evidences and earn Detectives badges!

Climate Detectives

Work as a scientist! Plan your investigation, collect your data, and present your findings.

Climate Detectives Projects Galleries 2022-2023

Get inspired with these amazing projects developed by teams from all over Europe during last year’s edition. For more projects visit the Climate Detectives project gallery.

  Global warming
InNovarAction: Climate Change, Air . . . Quality and the Local Agricultural Economy
 Novara – Italy
  Climate change
 Marchena – Spain
  Agriculture
 Pallaskenry – Ireland
  Climate change
 Larissa – Greece