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12 March 2018
Where were you during the 2017 solar eclipse? These citizens were being scientists.
5 February 2018
Teachers get an opportunity to see and do science at the south pole.
31 January 2018
By Sam Illingworth Following on from my previous post, in which I described the process of curating a book of poetry about climate change, I would now like to share with you a collection of the poems that feature in A Change of Climate. Some of the poems in this collection are sad, some of them are funny, and some of them like ‘We are no longer interested in the …
29 January 2018
By Sam Illingworth Climate change is real. It is happening now. It affects all of us. And the only way that we can mitigate its effects in a meaningful fashion is to take collective action. Part of the challenge that we face in mobilising this collective action is in convincing people from currently less affected areas that climate change is right now, this second, responsible for the destruction of thousands …
12 January 2018
Join us as part of the Sharing Science Network to talk about the science behind sharing your science.
5 January 2018
StoryMaps is a tool to tell geologic stories. Now it’s time for folks to engage and start using it! (Check out the previous two posts for background.)
3 January 2018
Who’s using StoryMaps and how? (Wait, what are StoryMaps? See the previous post.)
1 January 2018
How do you tell geologic stories? StoryMaps, that’s how.
20 December 2017
Fall Meeting was awesome.
16 October 2017
By Shane M Hanlon One of the most important things to think about when reaching out, especially through means such as social or classic media, or writing letters to media outlets or journals, is that these mediums are public. What you say will be able to be seen by a wide audience and will be available to reference forever. This can be viewed as a barrier to prevent scientists from …