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Thriving Earth Exchange Q&A with Community Leaders 19 June 2020

Prospective Thriving Earth Exchange community leaders participate in a Q&A session with current and past community leaders from Cambridge, MA and New Orleans, LA. Featured Thriving Earth community leaders include Tamah Yisrael and Amy Stelly from Claiborne Avenue Alliance, New Orleans, LA; and, Drew Kane and John Bolduc from the City of Cambridge, MA. Community leaders share their interest, motivation and experiences working with scientists and fellows. If you are considering suggesting your community’s climate, natural hazards, or natural resources priority for a community science project, this informative session can help to answer some common questions about the program.


How geoscientists can help fight COVID19: Presented by Thriving Earth Exchange

Are you struggling, as a geoscientist, with what you can do to be useful during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, you are not just a geoscientist, you are a scientist – which means you can leverage your scientific training and connections to help those around you find, understand, and apply the latest information about the virus. Join us for a special virtual seminar with John Balbus, Mary Hayden and Kacey Ernst, to get accurate, up-to-date information about the virus and tips on how to share that information in ways that useful. You can be resource in your community and help your fellow scientists who are busy at the front lines of dealing with the virus.

Ten Tips for Creating Successful Community Science Projects

In this hour-long webinar, AGU’s Thriving Earth Exchange describes the principles and benefits of community science -the process by which scientists and communities do science together to advance one or more community priorities. You’ll learn key tips and strategies for launching your own community science projects and hear inspiring stories from Thriving Earth Exchange project team members. Guest speakers include Amy Stelly with New Orleans’ Claiborne Ave. Alliance, John Stolz, Director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and Alyssa Jones Wood, Green Initiatives Coordinator for the City of Hallandale Beach, FL.


Social Media for Scientists, Community Managers, and Beyond
Social media can be a valuable tool to communicate science, especially when sharing a photo or video. This webinar, a collaboration between Sharing Science and the Thriving Earth Exchange, provided guidance and examples on how to use social media, in conjunction with multimedia, to effectively share science.


Creating Videos for Scientists, Community Managers, and Beyond
Ever wanted to create quick and engaging videos about science but didn’t know where to start? This webinar, a collaboration between Sharing Science and the Thriving Earth Exchange, provided tips, tools, and lessons on how to make that perfect video for any audience.


Geoscience for Community Priorities
This webinar, launched in partnership with AGI, discusses a variety of different techniques, media, and principles for more effective communication and collaboration between community leaders, decision makers, and geoscientists.