One year we were able to sit down with many of our Café Scientifique New Mexico scientist-presenters and ask them, “Why do you do it?” Their heartfelt answers prove that […]
This Resource is an assemblage of prior blog posts related to Finding and Preparing Scientists. They are written by a number of members and each has unique ideas to share. […]
Think outside the box and consider aiming for diversity when it comes to people, topics and careers. So you’ve said “Let’s do it!” to the idea of launching a Teen […]
Overview designed to get scientist-presenters in the right mind for what to expect and how to present at a teen science café.
Includes a short intro to what a teen café is, a Preparation Worksheet to help Café scientist-speakers think about parts of their work and career that may be engaging to […]
√ Make it highly interactive. A Cafe is not a lecture! Make your presentation a conversation. √ Watch your pacing. Pause frequently to allow them to mentally catch up with […]
Finding great presenters who can make their research topic relevant and exciting to teens can be challenging. Here are some ways we have found them. Ask your connections for help […]
As part of the 2018 TSC workshop, Allison Brody, Rhea Waldman, and Elizabeth McMillan proposed to create documents to assist adult leaders and presenters (specifically focused on teen audiences). The […]
One essential ingredient for a successful Café!