28 November 2016

Engaging middle school students through science videos

Engaging middle school students through science videos

How do you get middle school students excited about science? Show them through videos!

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17 November 2016

How to be a Congressional Science or Mass Media Fellow

How to be a Congressional Science or Mass Media Fellow

By Shane M Hanlon We in the Sharing Science program often get questions about opportunities about how to be a scientist in a non-traditional capacity, mainly how to transition (or flirt with transitioning) out of academia and into science communication or policy roles. I wrote about some opportunities previously as I, and many members of the Sharing Science staff, have personal experience in this. However, I wanted to highlight two …

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16 November 2016

Drawn to Geoscience: Cartoons of Volcanoes

Drawn to Geoscience: Cartoons of Volcanoes

Our own JoAnna Wendel describes the process through which she drew a cartoon based on a research paper about volcanoes.

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3 November 2016

Sharing Science at Fall Meeting!

Sharing Science at Fall Meeting!

Planning your AGU16 schedule? Be sure to check out the Sharing Science Room for all the science communication, policy, and outreach events!

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28 October 2016

So you want to talk to a journalist?

So you want to talk to a journalist?

Ever wanted some quick tips and tools on sharing your research with the media. Start here!

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17 October 2016

Watch your words: Geoscience jargon

Watch your words: Geoscience jargon

A hand list of science-y words, and ways to avoid them.

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13 October 2016

Writing your own press release

Writing your own press release

Ever wanted to know what goes into writing a press release about your work? Hear from someone who did it herself!

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7 October 2016

The value of Wikipedia in science

The value of Wikipedia in science

Ever wonder how to make Wikipedia a more reliable source for scientific information? We’re part of a group doing just that.

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26 September 2016

Being mindful as a public scientist

Being mindful as a public scientist

Want to open a Twitter account but are hesitant about everyone seeing your every tweet? Here are some tips to shape your public profile.

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19 September 2016

Plainspoken statistics

Plainspoken statistics

Sense About Science is helping journalists learn about statistics to better convey relevance and importance to the general public.

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