Come meet the Science Cheerleaders and the SciStarter team in San Jose, CA on 2/14-15 at Family Science Days!

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SciStarter is partnering up with the Science Cheerleaders from the Oakland Raiders, editors from Discover Magazine and Astronomy Magazine, and regional citizen science project owners (AirCasting and ZomBEE Watch) at Family Science Days (a free event presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science).

February 14 – 15, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
San Jose Convention Center
Booth #43

Test your science knowledge at our Science JEOPARDY challenge on stage on 2/15 at noon! We’ll challenge three contestants using the same Discover Magazine facts JEOPARDY used on TV! (Win prizes!). This is also where you can meet the Science Cheerleaders from the Oakland Raiders, including Wendy, who is pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering at UC Davis and is a coPI of the popular citizen science project, Project MERCCURI!

Join the conversation at #FamSciDays @SciStarter @DiscoverMag on Twitter .

Categories: Citizen Science, Events

About the Author

Darlene Cavalier

Darlene Cavalier

Darlene Cavalier is a Professor at Arizona State University's Center for Engagement and Training, part of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society. Cavalier is the founder of SciStarter. She is also the founder of Science Cheerleader, an organization of more than 300 current and former professional cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers, and a cofounder of ECAST: Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology, a network of universities, science centers, and think tanks that produces public deliberations to enhance science policymaking. She is a founding board member of the Citizen Science Association, a senior advisor at Discover Magazine, a member of the EPA's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology, and was appointed to the National Academy of Sciences "Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning" committee. She is the author of The Science of Cheerleading and co-editor of The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science, published by Arizona State University. Darlene holds degrees from Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania and was a high school, college and NBA cheerleader. Darlene lives in Philadelphia with her husband and four children.