More than just a database, EOL has powerful tools and resources that help you harness and apply the information found on EOL. Interested in creating a field guide customized to where you live? Check out EOL Field Guides. Looking for an app that lets you record your observations while in the field? Download the iNaturalist app. Want to team up with others for an outdoor biodiversity scavenger hunt? Join an upcoming BioBlitz. Check out these tools and many more on EOL. Contact Us and select "Learning and Education" to let us know how you are using EOL.
Available EOL Tools and Resources
Become an observer of nature with iNaturalist! Use the tools and community to get you started uploading photos and descriptions of species you have found.
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Create customized field guides by selecting the information you want from the EOL. Use them online or print out your guides in a variety of formats.
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Have fun creating and playing Bingo using EOL Collections! You can play online or print out randomized card sets.
Help build EOL with this online, collaborative workspace. Publish species information directly to EOL. Create engaging and motivating class assignments using an Education LifeDesk.
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Find upcoming bioblitzes that might be near you. Or use our resources to organize your own!
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EOL on iTunesU
EOL has organized biodiversity information, videos, podcasts and educational materials and made these resources available through iTunes University.
Learn more about the art and science of observing nature with these informative card sets.
Use the growing set of application programming interfaces (APIs) to build applications with EOL content.
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EOL Tools Under Development
Build an ecosystem of species interactions starting with an EOL Collection. This tool provides a way to visually explore the relationships among species.