STEM for All: Unconventional approaches can extend the reach of science and natural history museums

My latest article—an opinion piece—just came out in Museum magazine (January 2014 issue). In it, I talk about a variety of initiatives that extend science education/communication beyond the walls of museums. The digital edition is available to members of the American Alliance of Museums.

6,000 STEM Activities

The Foundation for Early Learning in Seattle has a summary of the year’s “Uni” Project (a portable STEM “museum” for kids). They estimate that kids did 6,000 STEM activities during 20 different Uni events. We learned a lot from the kids, their parents, and the volunteer facilitators – I’m eager …

Press Release: Collaborative effort seeks the secrets of small fliers

I wrote this press release as an example for my portfolio while taking Dr. Illman’s science writing course. View or download as PDF for proper press release formatting. Collaborative effort seeks the secrets of small fliers SEATTLE, WA, September 28, 2010 – Imagine a small unmanned aircraft that can navigate a forest, …