Merging Science and Hollywood

This is one segment in a series of posts about scientific storytelling.  These posts focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of sharing, teaching, and marketing science to anyone. Storytelling is a wonderful way to convey complex ideas in a memorable manner. Millions of people watch movies and the releases of some [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Scientific Storytelling|

Building blocks for success

This post is part of an ongoing series about how to get and keep kids involved in the sciences.  In this post, we look at the similarities between the sciences and the popular kids’ toy, Lego, which has enchanted children for over 80 years. Then, the post will discuss what the scientific community can learn [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Kids are the future, Scientific Storytelling|

Seven types of stories – Part III

This is one segment in a series of posts about storytelling.  These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing.  Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. In the last two posts, we looked at how scientists can use the [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Scientific Storytelling|

Seven types of stories – Part II

This is one segment in a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. This post discusses classical story types and presents scientific examples. In the last [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 October 10th, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

Seven types of stories – Part I

This is one segment in a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. This post discusses three of the seven classical types of stories and examines [...]

2016-03-22T13:36:05+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

Storytelling using 3D graphics and videos

This is one segment of a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. Storytelling can utilize oral, visual, and written narratives. Video storytelling is extremely powerful [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

What does going viral mean?

This is one segment of a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. Here we look at how some stories go viral. Viruses are infectious particles [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 June 13th, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

Scientific Storytelling – what verses why

This is one segment in a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. This post examines the benefits of explaining why you do scientific research and [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 May 2nd, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

What makes an amazing scientific story?

This is one segment of a series of posts about storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner. This post examines what makes a memorable story. Stories are narratives that describe [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:13+00:00 April 4th, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|

Scientific Storytelling

This is one segment of a series of posts on storytelling. These posts will focus on the use of storytelling as an effective means of communication, education, and marketing. Storytelling is a wonderful way to share complex ideas in a memorable manner, which is vital for effective communication and marketing. Storytelling is using words or [...]

2017-07-20T23:59:14+00:00 March 1st, 2015|Scientific Storytelling|