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Wordless Wednesday: The New Face of STEM

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They ask me what I do and who I do it for.

Them. These were some of the students I had the pleasure of sharing science with when I was an NSF GK12 Fellow at Normandy Senior High School.


Students in the classroom doing hands on science lessons studying microbes under a microscope.
Students outdoors checking nest boxes.
Students at a nature center doing hands on urban ecology observations.

In those moments, they really were scientists. And it’s for students just like these (and many more) that I do outreach.

Join me in raising money for DonorsChoose to help more students find their way to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

DNLee About the Author: DNLee is a biologist and she studies animal behavior, mammalogy, and ecology . She uses social media, informal experiential science experiences, and draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups. Follow on Twitter @DNLee5.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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