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March 8, 2023
Women in Ocean Science [Women’s History Month]
This post originally was supposed to be focused on a collection of profiles of women in ocean sciences available online. But in working to celebrate our successes, and keeping in mind this year’s theme for International Women’s Day 2023 of #EmbraceEquity, I couldn’t just celebrate the accomplishments – I had to include the challenges these amazing women have faced along the way and still face today.
January 24, 2022
In My Element – scientists sharing their stories, from LabX
In My Element is a video series that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at scientists’ work, their fascinating stories, and how they ended up… In Their Element.
May 16, 2021
Documenting geoscience career paths with the Earth Science Resources video series
I strongly believe showcasing different career opportunities to students will help increase diversity in geoscience because “get a job” often takes precedent over “follow my passion” when you are a first-generation college student. But I want students to know they can have both! — Dr. Cindy Bergeron, creator/producer of Earth Science Resources [quote via email]
December 9, 2019
Dr. G’s #AGU19 Spotlight – Scientist Spotlights and Profiles Online
As Scientist Spotlights require very little class time and complement existing curricula, they represent a promising tool for enhancing science identity, shifting stereotypes, and connecting content to issues of equity and diversity in a broad range of STEM classrooms.
February 4, 2017
Allow us to introduce you to an #actuallivingscientist
I hope everyone takes the next step and shares this amazing collection of tweets with their friends, neighbors, local K-12 school teachers, etc. A virtual introduction to a scientist is great, but imagine the impact if we help kids and adults meet and speak with an #actuallivingscientist ….
May 18, 2016
What was your #sparkofscience? Nautilus magazine wants to know
“How do people get interested in science? Whether it’s professional scientists, sci-fi enthusiasts or the general public — everyone has their own story. The “Spark of Science” series is all about how the story starts. Come here to read the personal narratives of some of today’s best scientists, and add your own!”
September 23, 2015
WANTED: Scientists to write Letters to a Pre-Scientist
WANTED: Scientists to volunteer as pen pals to nearly 400 pre-scientists. Sign up today!