Montage of science/media celebrities talk about the importance of effective science communications. Featuring- The Great Debate: The Storytelling of Science with science educator Bill Nye, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and theoretical physicist Brian Green, Science Communication is a Tool for Empowerment with Renae Sayers, Science Communications: It’s No Joke! with Jayde Lovell, The Science Gap with Jorge Cham, The Art of Science Communications with Alan Alda, and How to Write About Science with Jo Marchant and Geoff Brumfiel.
From cSw’s SUNDAY@SEVEN Series: It’s easy to feel intimidated and ignorant when interviewing experts in a field you don’t know much about. However, we should remember that we are writers, and our job is to ask questions until we understand the logic– so there is NO such thing as a “dumb question”! Ann Finkbeiner, a freelance science writer who has written for magazines like Mosaic and Discover,...
Did you know that humans now have shorter attention spans than that of goldfish? With the advent of multitasking, grabbing people’s attention is more difficult than ever. So, how DO people manage to interest their audience? Anne Marie Santoro, founder of From the Heart Communications, discusses how to find the “heartbeat” of a story in her interview with cSw staff.
Listen to the audio of A Discussion With John Morano- Issues of Extinction, Habitat Deletion and Climate Change for Readers of Popular Fiction. Concerned with endangered species and habitat depletion, John pens stories of imperiled creatures and habitats that can’t speak for themselves.
As a student in one of the nation’s most rigorous STEM high schools, 16-year-old Eileen Huang never expected to write poetry, let alone have it change her life. In this funny, surprising, and moving talk, she tells the unexpected story of how her passion for writing and storytelling took her to the White House, got her to meet the First Lady, and, ultimately, revealed her true potential and self-confidence.