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Happy Match!

Happy Match! A citizen science classification game.

Are you a classifying genius?

Are you a keen observer of all things nature? Then Happy Match is the game for you! In this twist on the on the classic quiz game, players participate in scientific research by classifying photos of animal, plant and insect species.

There are different versions of Happy Match for all kinds of species. Score points at the end of each game to compete with friends and see who makes the best citizen scientist.

About Happy Match

Scientists designed the questions in Happy Match based on information they want to know. By classifying the photos, you'll these help scientists as they study the natural world.

Play the Game!

There are many different versions of Happy Match! for you to play. Click above to quick start a randomly selected game, or choose from the list:

Each version deals with different plants, animals, or insects. Some games are challenging, while others are easier. Have a look to see which game is the most fun for you!

Please Note: Some games of Happy Match include photos of preserved (deceased) lab specimens.

This work was partially supported by the US National Science Foundation under grant SOCS 09-68470. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.