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Create and share

memorable science experiences

Media Choices

Posts are a way to capture and share an experience quickly. A collections of posts are anecdotes you can use as building blocks for a story.   Journals record events over time, giving room for reflection and growth.  A journal provides a science story’s narrative.


Digital Media

Internet, email, computer programs, video games +

Visual Media

Movies, TV, animations, photos, drawings, simulations, +

Print Media

Books, handouts, notes, study cards, exams, brochures +

Sound Media

Radio, CDs, MP3 files, broadcasts, narrations, conversations,+

Under Construction 3

Use media to inspire science experiences

Ant model
blue morpho wing 40x
Coffee Bubbles
Cowbird Song Sparrow Eggs 1
Iridescence A
Teacher Journal A
Science Teaching Tools
Succulent D
Sunflower Opening
Eclipse sunglasses
Hesperidium fruit demo
Postal Journal full
  • Explore

    Hike a nature trail.  Try a new floor in the library.  Ask questions.  Use media as an excuse to try new science adventures. 

  • Experiment

    In a new situation and looking for answers?  Identify the variables.  Develop a hypothesis.  Collect and analyze the data.  Use media to explain the natural world.

  • Create

    Draw a chart.  Shoot a video.  Caption a photo.  Use media to share your understandings of the natural world.

OSU Science Stories

What’s going on?

Are there science events worth knowing about in your community?

Share science stories, #BiologyStory

Digital Post Assignment

Share your primary science experiences through social media.  This isn’t re-posting someone else’s mediated experience, this is your unique perspective of the natural world.

Biology Journal Assignment

Write and draw to record your interactions with the natural world.  Journal entries capture longer-term events, and changes in perspectives over time.

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