Science Cheerleader Night at the Philadelphia 76ers game

hilar 76ers science cheerleader Thanks to everyone who came out to support Science at the Sixers night on February 18! We were so happy to work with our partner, SciStarter, to help raise funds for the Philadelphia Education Fund while we:

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Engaged fans in citizen science on the concourse…

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Performed at halftime…

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Launched Project MERCCURI microbe collection kits, from the most powerful tshirt cannon in the NBA, right into the stands during the game…

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Met many awesome girls…

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and awesome boys…

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And participated in several media interviews.

Media: WHYY (“Can a group of cheerleaders get more girls interested in STEM?”), ¬†NationSwell (“What has 2 pompoms, a PhD and a passion for Science?”)