MAKE YOUR OWN VIDEO: A SIMPLE GUIDE TO COMMUNICATING YOUR RESEARCH EFFECTIVELY
Did you know…that you have the potential to reach thousands of school kids with a
self-made video about you and your research? A video that will be engaging and accessible
to non-scientific audiences? One that you can make by yourself in just a few
days, with equipment you already own?
Making short, engaging videos can be your answer! Even if you have never held a
movie camera before, follow these simple steps and you can produce a short video that
portrays you and your scientific research in a clear, engaging, inspiring format.
Here’s the bottom line: If you produce an engaging, content-rich video about your research
interests that’s under three minutes long and connects to Ocean Literacy principles
and/or science standards, we will get it into the hands of thousands of teachers, to
potentially be seen by thousands of students across the US. This is a low barrier, high
value Broader Impact activity!
Make Your Own Video: A Simple Guide to Communicating Your Research Effectively (PDF, 442 KB)