Teachers: Connect your students with scientists

This student-led activity connects students with a diverse range of scientists from different specialisms and backgrounds.

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It’s a moderated, flexible activity, that is safe, secure and easy to use. It’s suitable for ages from 10 to 18.

Students can:

  • Read profiles of scientists working in different careers
  • Chat with scientists in 30 minute energetic text-based online Chats, giving them a 1:1 personal experience
  • Ask in depth follow-up questions
  • Vote for their favourite scientist

I’m a Scientist meets 6 of the Gatsby Good Careers Guidance Benchmarks and supports the Science Capital Teaching Approach.

Our tried and tested lesson plans have strong curriculum links and a range of learning outcomes for all ages.

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🗨️ A snippet from a live Chat:

A screenshot of the I'm a Scientist text based live chat, where students are talking to scientists, asking them a variety of questions

📺 Watch what I’m a Scientist is all about…

🪪 A scientist’s profile:

A screenshot of a scientists profile who took part in the Molecule Zone in March 2023

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