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DragonflyTV: Real Scientists

DragonflyTV: Real Scientists

The FunWorks: For Careers You Never Knew Existed This Web site is about careers. Not just the interesting ones other people have, but the ones YOU can have. Don't know where to start? Well, dive right in and: EXPLORE many different areas, not just the ones that seem obvious. You may not know now exactly what you want to do as an adult, but this site will help you start. Not sure what to click on? Go directly to Math or Science careers. Dot Diva Student Science Hunt is on for new Planet Nine For a planet that hasn’t technically been discovered yet, Planet Nine is generating a lot of buzz. Astronomers have not yet found a new planet orbiting the sun. Yet some remote icy bodies are dropping clues that a giant orb may be lurking on the fringes of the solar system.Six hunks of ice in the debris field beyond Neptune travel on orbits that are aligned with one another. Planetary scientists... 16:40 PM, February 3, 2016 Planets, Mathematics Readability Score: 7.9 Bright night lights, big science In polar regions of the world, a dazzling light show often plays out in the night sky.

Get Biotech Smart: Video Podcasts Careers in Biotechnology 30 minutes Through this course, students will explore the many careers in biotechnology. Students of all age levels will learn more about biotechnology, what types of fields are included in biotechnology, and how their skills and strengths can apply in one or multiple careers in biotechnology. Careers highlighted include Research & Development; Regulatory Affairs & Health and Safety; Sales, Marketing & Technical Support; and Administration & Management. This is a great tool to also support our Careers in Biotechnology video! View Course The Value of Biotechnology This course provides foundational knowledge about biotechnology and explores the relationship between the unique problems presented by overpopulation. View Course Creating a GMO 25 minutes This course explains the process scientists’ use to create a plant genetically modified organism (GMO). View Course

This Is What A Scientist Looks Like Announcing our new podcast! We’re excited to announce the brand-new This is What a Scientist Sounds Like podcast, which will also be featured on Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child, a nationally syndicated family radio show distributed by PRX. The series will feature scientists sharing what it is they do and how they ended up there. If you’re interested in participating, please contact us at and put “Podcast” in the subject line. Hi there! My greatest passion outside of science is acting. My name is Rowan Martindale and I am a paleoecologist, currently doing postdoctoral research at Harvard. David Liao, PhD, physics—enjoys singing and creating video tutorials at My name is Carla Koretsky and I am an aqueous geochemist. Melanie. I learned how to cross-country ski (and love the winter) when I was in graduate school in Madison, Wisconsin. My name is Mike Feigin and I study cancer biology. I’m Emily, a particle physicist.

Women@NASA JASON Learning Thursday, April 26, 2012 Christianne Corbett Christi earned a degree in engineering and became an aerospace engineer. Her passion to help more girls and women enter into engineering led to her accepting her current position as Senior Researcher at AAUW, where she co-authored the highly acclaimed research report "Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math." Lisa Lord Lisa, a Cyber Information Assurance Analyst with Northrop Grumman, helps protect our nation's top secret information. Learn more and watch a replay of this event! STEM Careers Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website— If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich Explore the new site now for activities, maps, interactives, videos, homework help, and more! Please note: to search for Xpeditions content, check the “include archive” filter. Photographs by: National Geographic Education; Jon Ross Photography; Avi Klapfer. An Integrated Approach to STEM By its very nature, the work of National Geographic touches on all aspects of not only STEM, but other academic disciplines as well. Stem and Geo-Literacy In our modern, globally interconnected society, it is more important than ever that people understand the world around them. Exploration Since 1888, National Geographic has supported exploration and discovery through scientific fieldwork with cutting-edge technology. Problem-Solving Users of geographic information systems (GIS) can identify patterns and relationships in data. Teamwork