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Best-Practices for Youth Science Engagement

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Youth and Community Engagement

In this workshop we’ll explore what ‘engagement’ with youth and community members really means.  Often, as scientists, we think our role in public engagement is to bring science out into communities but part of the work is also to bring communities into our work.  In order to build these relationships we have to craft our method of communication which includes both sharing our knowledge and also listening. We will explore some interactive activities to build skills in playful storytelling and how to let our youth and community members be teachers to us as well. Taught by Kendra Krueger, the ASRC’s Science Education Coordinator and founder of the Community Sensor Lab. Krueger has a BS and MS in electrical engineering and has worked as an educator, artist and community organizer.

This event is part of the Communicating Your Science series.

You can sign-up here [go.pardot.com] for this event and the entire Communicating Your Science Series.

Join us on the third Friday of the month at 2 pm for a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research. This series will feature presentations by The Graduate Center’s science librarian and communications staff, journal editors, and reporters. The goal of this series is to enhance the professional development and science communication skills of CUNY STEM faculty, postdocs, and students.

For more information, contact Reima Ramsamooj at rramsamooj@gc.cuny.edu.

Event Information

November 20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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