Can A Film Save The Oceans?
If legendary oceanographer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, has anything to do with it, the Ocean Film Challenge will do just that.
How we treat the oceans in the next 10 years will determine the fate of our planet for the next 10,000 years. There is no other planet. No water anywhere else. We have to save this.
In support of Dr. Sylvia Earle, the Ocean Film Challenge kicks off Blue Out Day, a massive initiative to move a billion people to act in support of the ocean on June 8, also known … READ MORE
We all know it’s easy to say that we should take better care of the planet, but there is a lot of guess work and research needed to implement some of these actions. So Rogue Mom has tied herself to the computer trying to make positive change a little easier for all of us with tips and research on Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!
So pick one or all, but either way, find your cause to help make this a better place for our next generation. Happy Earth Day!
1. Pick-Up Trash or Organize a Community Clean-Up
Whenever we go … READ MORE
Being An Imagineer
Back in the early 1950’s, Walt Disney was beginning to crystallize his vision for a theme park – different from the amusement parks he had visited with his kids. A theme park that would bring to life the stories he and his animators had created on film in an immersive, family-friendly environment. He took some of his animators and hired some engineers and coined term “Imagineer” — combining imagination and engineer as he believed these jobs and people had to dream as much as they applied the math and … READ MORE
“The most challenging thing for any student is believing in themselves. I was no different.”
THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT
In November 2016, 20th Century Fox’s promotion for the premiere of Hidden Figures was well underway. More than 54 years after John Glenn became the first American to safely reach and return from orbiting the Earth, Hidden Figures finally told the amazing, true story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, the African-American mathematicians who played pivotal roles in that and many more NASA missions that helped the United States win the race to … READ MORE
“There will be huge advances in medical devices, technology for social change, and software aimed specifically at solving women’s issues. And women will lead these advances!”
Dianna Cowern is the creator of Physics Girl, a resource for fun physics videos and other science materials. Physics Girl started as Cowern’s post-college personal project, and has grown into a resource for teachers, a source of entertainment for physics nerds, and a way to share a passion for physics while advocating for women in STEM.
Driving tractors on a farm in Hawaii where she grew … READ MORE
To celebrate all the incredible women in science who are trailblazing, helping recruit even more women in science, and becoming role models for girls just beginning their own journeys, we’ve designated January as Raising Nerd’s Women in Science Month.
February 11th is International Women & Girls in Science Day, so please join us in honoring these amazing women by sharing their stories and reminding every girl you know that with the desire, access, and a little persistence, they can do anything!
“The opportunities for girls are the same ones there are for boys,
they will just have to
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