Visiting Engineers Virtually

How can teachers expose their students to more engineering role models What do they do if they don t have time to arrange visits and field trips That s where Sarah McAnulty comes in Sarah is a biology PhD student who also recently started Skype a Scientist which is a free program to match scientists and engineers with K-12 classrooms Sarah spoke with us about how the program helps more students get authentic interactions with STEM professionals Mentioned in this episode Skype a Scientist https www skypeascientist com About Sarah McAnulty https about me SarahMcAnulty Hawaiian bobtail squid https en wikipedia org wiki Euprymna scolopes Sarah s lab at the University of Connecticut http nyholmlab uconn edu people Email the program skypeascientist gmail com Our closing music is called I Miss You by Soir e used with permission and you can find more of Soir e s music on SoundCloud user soireebeats https soundcloud com soireebeats Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Support Pios Labs at https www patreon com pioslabs Also check out these projects from Pios Labs Workshops and Professional Development http www pioslabs com workshops Electronic Quilts Curriculum Design http www pioslabs com equilts html Guidebook Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon Barnes Noble and other retailers http www pioslabs com improv4design htmlClick here to visit this podcast episode