Beth is the Outreach Coordinator for the Biodiversity Synthesis Center (BioSynC) at The Field Museum. She develops, manages and facilitates several different digital outreach projects with Field Museum scientists and the Encyclopedia of Life. Through digital media programs she has combined her two passions of science and education, and her goal of getting scientists interacting with kids without scaring them!
Some of her projects include:
WhyReef - a virtual reef that teaches about coral reef ecology and conservation
I Dig Science - a virtual science class that connects students with scientists in real time
What The Fish? - a podcast series dives into various topics surrounding the biodiversity of fishes
Game of Bones - a web-based game, currently in development, which will allow youth to expereince behind-the-scenes paleontology
TreeBit - a mobile game, currently in development, that will allow players to explore and learn about the Tree of Life
Science@FMNH - a video and podcast series which explores the behind-the-scenes science, collections and research at The Field Museum.
For more information see her BioSynC staff page.