ScienceOnline 2014 Recap
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12
University House, 4400 Stone Way N.
Registration for the ScienceOnline “unconference” always fills up within minutes, and North Carolina is quite the schlep from the Pacific NW. What’s all the hype about? NSWAnians who managed to attend this meeting will fill us in. RSVP to email@example.com.
Communicating with Younger Audiences
Are poop jokes over-used? Does the word “DNA” need to be defined? Is particle physics just too hard to explain? These are the kinds of questions that come up when writing about science for kids. Panelists Emily Krieger, Beth Geiger, Eric Chudler and David George Gordon discussed the rewards and challenges of translating complex technical concepts into stories that the under-age set can understand at NSWA’s monthly meeting on Feb. 12. More…