Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta Science Festival, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta Science Tavern

STEMcomm

Goals

To write, design, and create works that will increase society’s love for science.

Issues Involved or Addressed

How do people learn about science, technology, engineering and math outside of school?  How can science writing (i.e. journalism or creative science writing), exhibits at educational institutions (i.e science centers, botanical gardens, zoos and aquariums), and events like science festivals affect the public’s understanding of and enthusiasm for science?  How can we use science to create more effective informal science education?

Methods and Technologies

  • Creative science writing
  • Interactive Exhibit Design
  • Multi-Author Blog Publication
  • Informal Science Education
  • Hands-On Science Demos
  • Kinetic Device Development

Academic Majors of Interest

  • All Disciplines

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

1:55-2:45

Day: 

Fri

Location: 

Klaus 1440

Sponsor(s)

Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta Science Festival, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta Science Tavern