In a former life, Darlene Cavalier was a cheerleader for the Philadelphia 76ers. Today, she’s the founder of SciStarter and Science Cheerleader, two websites dedicated to spreading the word that science is something anyone can do (as you know!).
Discover Magazine author, Katie Palmer, recently sat down with Darlene to get the inside scoop on SciStarter and a host of other topics.
What led to the creation of SciStarter? What are Darlene’s favorite citizen science projects? What got her interested in communicating science to the public? Can hands-on activities really help us make sense of the complexities of climate change?
Read the story to find out!