The iScientist program enables science teachers to invite pioneering scientists working on contemporary science projects, via app, to hold an informal video meeting with their students where they are encouraged to interview the scientists about anything they may find intriguing in that field including their daily routine or background. Resources and corresponding activities are available for teachers to assist create the experience, provide a platform for questions and introduce new role models.

Tags: Digitalisation, Diversity, Education, Science Communication, Trust in science, Asking questions.

Meirav Bass

The Davidson Institute of Science Education

Meirav Bass joined the Davidson Institute of Science Education eight years ago as a staff member of Shavit program, an educational science program for excellent students. She earned her bachelor’s and her MSc degrees in Geophysics at the Faculty of Exact Sciences in Tel-Aviv University. Today, Meirav is the the head of the iScientist program which is a novel program that connects scientists and students for video interviews about their scientific research and about their path of becoming scientists.

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