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  • Visual of two people holding test tubes that look like a sign saying "inclusion". Visual de dos personas sosteniendo tubos de ensayo que parecen un cartel que dice "inclusión".

Una actividad práctica para ayudarte a comunicar la ciencia de forma culturalmente relevante

By |October 12th, 2022|Categories: Science communication, SciComm Program|Tags: , , , , , |

A practice activity to learn more about how to make a science communication message more culturally relevant.

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The Power of SciComm in Combatting Mental Health Stigma

By |October 9th, 2022|Categories: Science communication, Broader Impacts, Health, Mental health, Member Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SciComm is a great tool for breaking down mental health stigma through education and knowledge sharing.

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  • sketch of anna atkins with cyanotype photography and various words and icons around her

Anna Atkins – Meet a Historic STEAM Hero

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Meet an amazing woman in STEAM via illustrated biographies in our Lifeology Historic STEAM Heroes course. This month, meet Anna Atkins—the first person to publish a book illustrated by photographs.

  • a screenshot of course card: "do you ever struggle to explain something complicated? One option is to use an analogy. Analogies compare the unfamiliar to the familiar.

Creating Analogies: Elevate Your Science with a Lifeology Course

By |August 10th, 2022|Categories: Lifeology, SciArt, Science communication, Artwork, Collaborations, SciComm Program|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We have a new course to help scientists, communicators and others learn about the craft of using analogies to help explain their science!

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  • drawing of family around a table of food. card reads: "It can be difficult for Luis to avoid the convenient fast food trucks near his job site. It is also hard for him to watch what he eats at family gatherings. Nobody turns down Tía’s cooking!"

Introduction to Type 2 Diabetes – In English and Spanish!

By |August 4th, 2022|Categories: Lifeology, SciArt, Science communication, Artwork, Collaborations, Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have a new course about type 2 diabetes! We follow a Hispanic man named Luis as he receives his diagnosis and makes lifestyle changes.

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  • A drawing of various diabetes medication and equipment

Communication Barriers to Diabetes Management and Tips to Overcome Them

By |August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Science communication, Health, Member Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Learn about common diabetes communication barriers and how to overcome them with science communication efforts.

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Edmonia Lewis – Meet a Historic STEAM Hero

By |July 29th, 2022|Categories: Lifeology, Artwork, Collaborations, Health, Women in STEAM, STEAM Heroes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Meet an amazing woman in STEAM via illustrated biographies in our Lifeology Historic STEAM Heroes course. This month, meet Edmonia Lewis—a celebrated sculptor.

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