In Case You Need Your Science Text Parody In Bite-Size Chunks

Last fall Megan Amram released Science…For Her!, a science textbook written as though by a women’s magazine writer who knows little about science.

If you couldn’t be bothered to read the whole thing, but still want to dive in, Amram has a solution.  She has partnered with Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls on a web series, Experimenting with Megan Amram.  (Poehler’s website has a great deal of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM – content worth exploring, not just this series.)

The show premiered this week, and will run weekly.  The first episode involves building a potato clock and an interview with Dr. Beverly McKeon, who runs the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology.  Do remember that this is a comedy science show (this is on Amy Poehler’s website after all).  The idea seems to be the morning show equivalent of a science segment.

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One thought on “In Case You Need Your Science Text Parody In Bite-Size Chunks

  1. Pingback: Science snobbery and the problem of accessibility | FrogHeart

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