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Secure your spot for the upcoming 2024 workshops!

Dive into the art of making the complex captivating. Unlock the secrets of impactful science communication. Secure your spot for 2024 and become the voice the world needs to understand the wonders of science. Are you ready to be that bridge?

Individual

Services for individuals

Consultations

Description

Want to learn how science communication can enhance your career and increase your chances of receiving grant funding? Our consultations offer tailored advice and strategies to help individuals navigate the nuances of science communication as a field and an art , ensuring that your messages are both accurate and engaging.

For best results, come with questions or email your questions in advance.

If you don’t have questions, informal conversations are also welcome!

30 Minutes

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60 Minutes

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Curriculum Development

Overview:

Are your creating or updating your STEM lesson plan, activity, program, event, or curriculum? With almost 20 years of experience in curriculum, lesson plan, activity, and event development and implementation. We are here to provide our expert advice to help you create and present engaging and effective outreach.


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Group

Services for your lab, classroom, or colleagues

Consultations

Description

Do you have a group that would like to learn how science communication can enhance your career and increase your chances of receiving grant funding? Our consultations offer tailored advice and strategies to help individuals navigate the nuances of science communication as a field and an art , ensuring that your messages are both accurate and engaging.

For best results, come with questions or email your questions in advance.

If you don’t have questions, informal conversations are also welcome!

60 Minutes

Booking:

Click Here to Book!


Learn More:

Want to learn more, [contact us].

Curriculum Development

Overview:

Is your group creating or updating their STEM lesson plan, activity, program, event, or curriculum? With almost 20 years of experience in curriculum, lesson plan, activity, and event development and implementation. We are here to provide our expert advice to help your group create and present engaging and effective outreach.


Booking:

Click here to book your group!


Learn More:

Have questions or would like to schedule a longer consultation? [contact us]

Need more information? Contact me!

Book A Scientist

Enlighten your group with expert insights

Descriptions

Keynotes

Book a trained scientist for your conference or professional meeting!

Classrooms

Book a trained scientist to visit your 3-12 grade, undergrad, or graduate classroom to engage your students.

Judges

Book a trained scientist to judge your science fair or competition!

Need more information? Contact me!


SCC Essential Workshops

The SCC Essentials are workshops that are specifically designed to give you a well-rounded science communication education. Each workshop will allow you to master skills that are transferable throughout all fields, even if you decide not to pursue science communication. All workshops are highly interactive, and you will leave with a working product to apply as you see fit to your career.

If you are interested in becoming an SCC Impactor or one of the SCC Consultants, you will need to complete these workshops and conduct outreach. Contact us if you have any questions or are interested in these opportunities.

Email us if you would like to have a specific workshop for you and your colleagues. We can tailor and create workshops specifically for your group.

Fundamentals of Science Communication

This is the prerequisite for all SCC workshops. Upon request this can be combined with a special topic course.

This workshop will teach you the fundamentals of science communication that will apply to all forms of communication. You will learn how to identify your outreach topics, how people learn, and you will leave with a working elevator pitch.

Improve your presentation style and storytelling skills

Step away from the PowerPoint! Learn the best practices for presenting and engaging your audience. You will leave this workshop with a working personal story.

Media and Podcast Interviews

Learn by doing. In this workshop you will learn interviewing skills and techniques, practice them, and receive live feedback so you will be ready for your next interview or guest appearance on a podcast.

How to not teach like your professor

Learn the art of creating a safe and interactive environment for your students. You will also learn and apply classroom management techniques during this workshop.

Taking advantage of informal learning environments

You can teach anywhere! Learn how to use your surroundings as teaching tools and learn how to get the general public excited about your research outside traditional classroom settings such as festivals, parks, bars, and special events.

Writing for general public

In this two-part workshop, you will learn to write in a way that is engaging for people that are not in your field. Leave with writing samples you can use to get people excited about your research.

Writing for social media

Need to say something but have a character limit? In this workshop you will learn how to be concise yet engaging and accurate with your content.

Writing for general audience publications

Learn the techniques to write for blogs and magazines for an audience that is not in your field. Also, learn the best practices on how to solicit your skills for these opportunities. Leave with a working draft of your writing.

Developing hands-on activities

One tool that is critical in effectively engaging your audience is having a hands-on activity. In this workshop you will leave with your own porotype.

Want to knock out the curriculum in a short amount of time? Choose from below!

Bootcamp

Contact us if you are interested in any our bootcamps!

One and Done: The Ultimate Verbal SciCom Bootcamp

1 Day Science Communication Bootcamp

2 Day Science Communication Bootcamp

Verbal Skills Science Communication Bootcamp

Writing Skills Science Communication Bootcamp

Science Communication Institute

Participate in a different workshop once a week with consultations from experts and knock out this curriculum in 6 weeks. Contact us if you are interested.


Specialty Workshops

SciCom Consulting LLC loves to support other awesome science communication workshops; as our work should never be done in a silo. Below, is a list of trusted science communication workshops that are led by SciCom Consulting LLC’s expert trainers and consultants that span topics from science policy to scientific illustrations.

Please note that in order to participate in the below workshops, you must complete the Science Communication Fundamentals workshop or one of the other SCC Essential workshops

Applying Improv and Engagement Skills to your Presentation

Learn additional science communication engagement skills from professional actor and communicator, Brian Palermo!

Why Sharks Matter: Workshops with Dr. David Shiffman

Are you a researcher that needs additional advance skills in science communication from an active researcher? Take a class with Dr. David Shiffman, shark expert!

Science Policy: Workshops with Dr. Adriana Bankston

Interested in making change in your community? Learn from one of the leading science policy experts, Dr. Adriana Bankston!

Digital Media: Using Video to Communicate Your Research

Enhance your science communication skills by learning how to reach a broader audience using digital media. Be able to put your content on platforms such as TikTok, Reels, and YouTube.

Presenting Hot-Button Content

Scared to talk about your research because it is too risqué or confrontational? Learn the skills and techniques of communicating those topics accurately and safely with the public.

Using Visuals and Images to Enhance your Communication

A picture says a 1,000 words. Learn how to choose and credit appropriate images that allow you to better communicate your research.

The Power of Authenticity in Science Communication

Authenticity is an effective science communication tool that many educators and communicators rarely use during instruction. When used properly, presenters can create a lasting impression on their audience and create a memorable experience for everyone. Founder, Tamara Poles, will be sharing her personal experiences with authenticity while engaging participants to do the hard work during the program in order to create more impactful outreach in the future.

Tamara is passionate about communication and outreach, and her energy is infectious! She cares deeply about her work, and helping other people succeed in ways that are authentic to who they are and the science they have to share.

Dr. Karen Peterman

Have Questions?

We’re here to help! Navigating the world of science communication can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it alone. Our dedicated team is always ready to answer your queries, guide you through our programs, and provide the support you need. Whether you’re wondering which program is the right fit for you, have a question about the curriculum, or just want to learn more about the benefits of effective science communication, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re just one click away, committed to assisting you on your journey towards becoming an impactful science communicator!