It’s important that students get a chance to chase their curiosity and connect with experts in the field. This can help inspire possibilities for all students. In my latest podcast episode, I interviewed Dr. Sarah McAnulty about what she’s doing to help connect classrooms to professional scientists.
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About Dr. Sarah McAnulty
Dr. Sarah McAnulty is a squid biologist and science communicator. She received her Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology working on Hawaiian bobtail squid symbiosis in 2019. She is currently the executive director of Skype a Scientist, a non-profit that connects over 10,000 classrooms to scientists every year. Dr. McAnulty is a prolific science communicator, with an active presence on Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Tiktok. She’s been featured by Nature, Forbes, NPR Shortwave, along with many others, for her work.
Learn More About Skype a Scientist
Skype a Scientist is increasing science literacy and trust in science by giving people direct connections to scientists across the globe. Skype a Scientist matches classrooms, after school programs, libraries, home schoolers, and groups of adults with a scientist, free of charge. We believe that the best way to build trust between scientists and non-scientists is through personal, small-scale interactions!