Words matter to me because understanding matters to me. In this hilarious example, we get the contest-winning entries in a science communication contest based on Up Goer Five.
The envelope arrived a few days ago. Happy to see that my data loggers from the North Carolina State project known as Your Wild Life arrived. They are tiny metal cylinders, but powerful in their own way. For those of you who don’t know much about citizen science, I’m a volunteer helping gather data for … Continue reading Social + citizen science meets my porch
How much science could our audience absorb from 10 experts with only 6 minutes each? That was the experiment in science communication that played out at the Neptune Theater, a run-down but beloved ex-movie-house near the University of Washington campus in Seattle. More than 100 people showed up to hear “Short Takes on Plastic” in … Continue reading Theater of the polymers