Clck Links for interesting You Tube Videos concerning Public Outreach
Growth Mindset: Scientists keep learning all the time - so can your visitors! These simple adjustments to our language can encourage ongoing learning.
Biases & Micro Messages: How do we show visitors to our events that they are welcome? Small actions can move a person from feeling excluded to welcomed. See how to make your visitors feel included with these simple tips.
Representation Matters: There are so many women and people from other groups underrepresented in science who have contributed to our understanding of the Universe. Why not tell one of these stories the next time you are sharing the sky?
Asking & Answering Questions: As science communicators and educators, we get asked a lot of questions. So, it might feel easier to answer questions than to ask them. Both can be useful. This video illustrates how ASKING questions can create a more engaging experience for your visitors. Instead of being the "sage on the stage" you can be the "guide on the side" with this simple technique.
Misconceptions: How can we gently respond to misconceptions so that visitors are encouraged to keep exploring?
North American Nebula
The Astronomical League is a federation of astronomy clubs with member societies nationwide. The Astronomical League is the World's Largest Federation of Amateur Astronomers.
The Southwest Region of the Astronomical League consists of 28 member societies of the Astronomical League in the states of Texas, New Mexico and western Oklahoma.