Interested in getting involved in education and outreach? Still
How do I find out who’s interested in hearing about my
I have the answers, but who’s asking the questions?
I’m not wild about public speaking. What are my options?
Consider the following possibilities for your E&O efforts:
From one-time lectures for a public audience to talking about
science in your child’s classroom, this section will examine
opportunities to speak to diverse audiences in a variety of settings.
What you do, how you do it, and why you got into science in the
first place is fascinating—and useful—to many groups.
Think about providing your expertise by interacting with a student
about a science fair project, or providing advice to a teacher
planning a classroom experiment, or consulting with educators
at a science center about an exhibit.
Contributing to Publications
By publications, we mean print or web-based. You could write the
piece, or you could be interviewed. It could be short (e.g., newsletter
article or fact sheet) or longer (e.g., magazine feature story).
Potential audiences range from K–12 students to policy-makers
to the general public.