For general questions about our volunteer opportunities, please contact Amanda Gruhl.
If you’ve decided to volunteer, we have some information for you to make volunteering more fun and less stressful:
Telling Your Story Workshop
Interested in inspiring kids to be a scientist just like you?
The Telling Your Story program aims to form collaborations between research scientists and K-12 teachers that will result in ongoing classroom visits by scientists, and lab visits by teachers and their students. The program brings together scientists and K-12 educators in a workshop that lets each group learn about, and from, the other. Scientists are taught effective communication skills appropriate for K-12 audiences, and work with teachers to develop ideas and formats for classroom visits.
We seek scientists, engineers, and other STEM professionals, and science teachers of all kinds in the Greater Boston area, who would be interested in participating in a TYS workshop in fall 2012, with follow up interactions throughout the spring 2012 semester.
This workshop is funded by the Paleontological Society and the NASA Astrobiology Institute. TYS was originally developed by TERC.
Please contact Education and Outreach Coordinator Jessica Garrett for more information and to get on our mailing list.
To learn more about the original version of TYS, aimed mainly at the ocean sciences, go here.