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7 December 2022
Check out what 22 stitchers from 17 states and 2 countries submitted for their climate story via quilt, knit, crochet, embroidery, and counted cross stitch!
1 April 2022
The co-chief scientists of IODP joint Expeditions 390/393 responded to this question: What is one piece of information you would like a person (non-scientist) to know about the upcoming EXP 390/393? See how each responded!
3 March 2022
I created a quilt in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and to acknowledge the impact of warming temperatures.
16 January 2022
Based upon the success of Quilt Your Science 2021, we are expanding to include other creative items (anything made with a needle) that are themed on climate (climate science, climate action, climate justice, etc.). Engage, educate, and elevate climate with our virtual community through Stitch Your Science 2022! All ages and skill levels welcome to participate.
27 December 2021
When you put out a call for mini quilts themed on earth/space science, what you get in return is creativity and inspiration!
25 May 2021
What is your science journey: unlocking Earth’s secrets? exploring the heights of our atmosphere to the depths of our ocean? or teaching others about the wonders of our universe? We invite quilters of all ages and skill levels to join us in December 2021 for a virtual celebration of quilts that celebrate the earth and space sciences. Create a mini quilt or a square illustrating your work in and/or passion for earth and space science research, communication or education.
16 March 2021
The United Nations declared March 21 as World Poetry Day to “recognize the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.” Amanda Gorman, known for her Inauguration poem, has also written and recited poetry for Planet Earth.
29 March 2020
Do you have questions on how to create your own temperature blanket? Here are the answers!
17 June 2019
Scientists – as we explore and discuss #ShowYourStripes, let’s make sure we share this data visualization with our non-science networks and engage in some science communication
20 August 2018
We monitor the response of North Cascade glacier to climate change and the consequent impacts for water resources and the ecosystem, as illustrated here by Megan Pelto and Jill Pelto. For the 35th consecutive year I headed to the North Cascade Range, Washington to monitor the response of glaciers to climate change. During the course of this study we observed several of the glaciers we monitor disappear. Two of the …
17 July 2018
We’re asking anyone to knit, crochet, quilt… create anything with yarn or fabric that represents hope for the Louisiana coast. We’re creating a group on Ravelry, have a website (http://tinyurl.com/stitchingcoast) and hashtag (#stitchingcoast) ready to go, and now, we just need needleworkers! It doesn’t matter the age or level of ability or where you live.
15 December 2017
What resulted from this poster display? – the most number of visitors and engaging conversations out of all of the posters I’ve ever presented at any scientific conference.
13 December 2017
“And henceforth, all plenaries must begin this way…” with peer-reviewed science rap!
24 November 2017
Like science haiku? / Check out the new Flame Challenge / Inspire others!
15 March 2017
Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)
18 February 2017
“I try to save as many of my murals as I can because it’s not just public art — it’s art that has a message of conservation”
17 February 2017
Celebrating World Whale Day with a shout-out to marine life artist Robert Wyland and his 100 life-size murals of whales and other marine life to change the way people view our oceans and to generate an awareness about environmental conservation
3 August 2016
Two recent exhibits in Washington DC showcase how science can be portrayed through art – ICEBERGS at the National Building Museum, and Washed Ashore at the National Zoo