Exploring the micorscopic world around us!
Water bears are easy to explore for the hobby naturalist. They can be found across the US in ponds, creeks and leave litter.
A small simple micsroscope is sufficient to open their world to us.
Research of tardidgrades is relatively new and thus provides ample opportunity for exploration, regardless if your are a scientist or an ammateur.
Buy tradigrade art work like
"The Tardigrade Queen".
Tardigrades exist in both aquatic and terrestrial habitats worldwide. They are easy to keep. They can dry-up and be revivied by adding water!