Inspiring community college students to pursue a career in ocean and earth sciences

Contributed by Johanna Wren Ever wonder what questions community college STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) students ask when taken on a tour of a research vessel? “Are all beds the same size?”, posed a five-foot tall student standing next to a 6-foot fellow student, as they inspected the state rooms in the R/V Ka‘imikai-O-Kanaloa.... Continue Reading →

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Climate Science for Marshallese High School Teachers

    Contributed by Michelle Tigchelaar As a climate modeler, I mostly experience climate change through graphs and figures, scientific papers and the long-term projections of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. At times the reality of climate change becomes more tangible, like when we went on a field trip to Mauna Loa and... Continue Reading →

To Jargon or not to Jargon

Contributed by Elisha Wood-Charlson Jargon, as defined by Google, consists of “special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.” So, you can imagine why jargon is a natural target for science communication training and workshops. Hey, science jargon even has its own April... Continue Reading →

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