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Changing the Science Narrative

A popular science education outreach activity for children in early elementary is “draw a scientist.” The name basically explains the whole activity: you tell the students to draw a scientist and then you share the drawings. Inevitably, the children draw the same thing ““ an old white man in a lab coat, sometimes with Albert […]

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Tiny Chameleons and Conversation about Conservation

Chances are good that you’ve seen the story about the discovery of a super tiny and super adorable chameleon in Madagascar this week. If you haven’t, click these links, one from Reuters at the Chicago Tribune with just the facts, Jack, and one from the open-access scientific journal PLoS ONE with the original article and […]