Tag: Science Outreach

The Squid Scientist behind Skype a Scientist

The Squid Scientist behind Skype a Scientist

Sarah McAunulty founded Skype a Scientist and uses science communication to get people excited about squid and science!

Science Outreach and the Sagan Effect

Science Outreach and the Sagan Effect

What role does science communication serve in society? Science communication aims to increase public awareness about science by sharing science-related topics through different medias like journalism, policy, news media, blogs, social media, and outreach opportunities. In the past few decades, there’s been a movement encouraging…

Science Outreach: Is It Really Worth it?

Science Outreach: Is It Really Worth it?

Standing off to the side of the demonstration, I watched a six-year-old girl carefully pick up her paper airplane from the ground and bring it back to her work station. With intense concentration, she snipped away a part of each wing, making the plane more…