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Science Cheerleaders and Citizen Science at the Atlanta Science Festival

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+-*In partnership with the Atlanta Science Festival , Women in Technology,  Science Cheerleader and SciStarter.com, this month-long citizen science campaign will highlight women in STEM careers AND simple ways for anyone to be a scientist by collecting data for real research projects. This year we feature four projects: taking pictures of nighttime skies to inform our understanding of light pollution, observing the timing of seasonal changes in plants to inform our understanding of climate change, measuring backyard precipitation to inform weather reporting and research, and…
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All About STEM Education at Pop Warner Banquet

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+-*    Samantha here! I want to share news about an event I’ll be attending! The Southwest Regional Pop Warner Scholars Banquet will be held on March 21 in San Antonio, TX. It’s true what they say, everything really is bigger in Texas! And this event is no exception. With over 200 Pop Warner cheerleaders and their  parents in the audience, the BIG topic will be education. I’ll share my experiences as an engineer (and former AZ Cardinals cheerleader!) and shed light on related paths…
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Ivy League Brains: Brown University Science Cheerleaders

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+-*Science Cheerleader Hilary here! While working on my PhD at Brown University I have had the opportunity to work with the Brown University Cheerleaders–an amazing group of girls who balance athletics and academics flawlessly. Meet the Science Cheerleaders of Brown University below!   Sarah Skelton (Dover, Arkansas) “I am concentrating in Biology with a focus on Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Animals of all sorts have always captivated me, and my adoration for them expanded into a desire to protect the…
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2015 Atlanta Science Festival Citizen Science Campaign presented by Women in Technology

Meet Science Cheerleader Brandi at the Atlanta Science Festival!

+-*From our pals at the Atlanta Science Festival! In partnership with Science Cheerleader and SciStarter this month-long citizen science campaign will highlight easy ways for anyone to be a scientist by collecting data for real research projects. This year we feature three projects: taking pictures of nighttime skies to inform our understanding of light pollution, observing the timing of seasonal changes in plants to inform our understanding of climate change, and measuring backyard precipitation to inform weather reporting and research….
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National championship cheerleader and biology teacher

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+-*Raquisha will be a high school biology teacher in August. She cheered at the University of Georgia. Meet her and other Science Cheerleaders March 21-28 at these Atlanta Science Festival events! How do you feel about breaking down negative stereotypes about cheerleaders? Have you faced a situation where you had to challenge a stereotype about cheerleaders [or scientists]? I have had to break down many stereotypes in my life and I continuously make an effort to do so. As a…
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Oakland Raiders cheerleaders and Sacramento Kings dancers talk science!

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+-*We had a great time meeting hundreds of new friends (and future scientists and engineers??) at Family Science Days at the San Jose Convention Center! Click here to learn more about our appearance there. Here are a few pictures from the event. Special thanks to the Oakland Raiders and Sacramento Kings for making it possible for their awesome Science Cheerleaders to participate. They were a big hit, as this Tweet indicates! ###


Meet Science Cheerleaders from the Oakland Raiders at Family Science Days in San Jose, CA

+-*We are partnering up with SciStarter, Science Cheerleaders from the Oakland Raiders, editors from Discover Magazine and Astronomy Magazine, and regional citizen science project owners (AirCasting and ZomBEE Watch) at Family Science Days (a free event presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science). February 14 – 15, 2015 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. San Jose Convention Center Booth #43 Test your science knowledge at our Science JEOPARDY challenge on stage on 2/15 at noon! We’ll challenge three…
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Science Cheerleaders featured on NBC Nightly News

+-*We really love this segment! Special thanks to the Patriots cheerleaders, Arizona State University, the Arizona Science Center and Pop Warner for making this appearance a super special event! Other recent news clips: ABC News: Super Bowl 2015: Meet the New England Patriots’ Cheerleader Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience Daily Mail: Will a cheerleader be the smartest person at the Super Bowl? Meet the Harvard educated neuroscientist cheering her way to a PhD Cosmopolitan: This Super Bowl Cheerleader Is Also…
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Links to today’s news clips: Cheer for Science

+-*Photo credit: Arizona Science Center Update: 1/30/15: Here’s the current list of news articles about this event and the Science Cheerleaders who participated: ABC News: Super Bowl 2015: Meet the New England Patriots’ Cheerleader Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience Daily Mail: Will a cheerleader be the smartest person at the Super Bowl? Meet the Harvard educated neuroscientist cheering her way to a PhD Cosmopolitan: This Super Bowl Cheerleader Is Also Getting Her Ph.D. in Neuroscience And she’s part of a…
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Guest Post: Cheering for Science at Super Bowl XLIX

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+-*Hello, science fans! Today’s guest posting is from Jack Bobo, a Senior Advisor for Global Food Policy at the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Bobo  is responsible for developing and implementing U.S. trade policy related to new agricultural technologies and working with foreign governments to address regulatory barriers to U.S. agricultural exports. Prior to joining the State Department, Mr. Bobo practiced law at the Washington, D.C. firm of Crowell & Moring, LLP. His education includes a degree in law, a Master of Science in…
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