June and July 2017 Ambassador Posts

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Below are suggested social media posts for the rest of June and July 2017. Feel free to make use of, adapt, or build your own posts inspired by the ones below.

As a reminder, here is the full list of hashtags you might consider using include:

  • #NYAS200 - For any content related to the Academy's history or 200th anniversary celebration
  • #STEMRoleModels or #ScienceHeroes - For mentors, role models, leaders in their field (past and present), and people of all ages doing inspiring work in STEM.
  • #FutureofSTEM - For posts focused on young people in STEM.
  • #TheNext200 - For posts focused on the future of STEM and/or the future of the Academy.
  • #IAmNYAS - When sharing your own or other Academy Members' STEM stories.

Note about images: The images that are included in this toolkit are only for use by Ambassadors for tweets related to Academy history and programs. Please do not share, use, or otherwise distribute any of these images for any other purpose.

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Week of June 26, 2017

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What would you give yourself for your 200th birthday? @NYASciences gave themselves a digital makeover. #NYAS200 http://www.nyas.org/

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What would you give yourself for your 200th birthday? The New York Academy of Sciences gave themselves a digital makeover. Check it out: http://www.nyas.org/

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June 27 is #HIVTestingDay. Learn more by reading the latest #HIV and #AIDS research from @NYASciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tDek5K

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June 27 is HIV Testing Day. Learn more by reading up on the latest HIV and AIDS research from the New York Academy of Sciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tDek5K

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Want to be part of a team of innovators working to solve global challenges? Become a mentor. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2sj6e3x

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Want to be part of a team of innovators working to solve global challenges? Become a mentor with the New York Academy of Sciences. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2sj6e3x



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In June of 1961 the first issue of The Sciences was published. Have you heard of this award-winning mag? #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3gOgB

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In June of 1961 the first issue of The Sciences was published. Have you heard of this award-winning mag? Learn more below. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3gOgB



Week of July 2, 2017

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Did you know two Founding Fathers of the USA were @NYASciences Members? Thomas Jefferson & James Monroe. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3yfO3

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Did you know that two of the Founding Fathers of the United States were New York Academy of Sciences Members? Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3yfO3



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Prepping for picnic and BBQ season? Make sure to keep up with food safety research from @NYASNutr. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tCMIxy

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Prepping for a summer picnic or BBQ? Make sure to keep up with food safety research from the New York Academy of Sciences’ Sackler Institute for Nutrition Research. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tCMIxy

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Ideas are everywhere! Devika Varma's thesis on non-invasive back pain treatment was inspired by #scifi. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tCVBa8

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Ideas are everywhere! Devika Varma, PhD, drew inspiration from science fiction for her thesis on non-invasive back pain treatment.#NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tCVBa8

Week of July 9, 2017

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#Fitness apps are all the rage these days. Learn how mobile devices can help improve human #health. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2t3Wf3v

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Fitness apps are all the rage these days for all kinds of exercise. Learn how mobile devices are helping to improve human health. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2t3Wf3v

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How do you build an intl network of scientists devoted to solving global challenges? @NYASciences knows. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tDdjdB

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How do you build an international network of top scientists devoted to solving the world’s challenges with the help of science? The New York Academy of Sciences can offer a few lessons. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tDdjdB

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We take computers for granted today, but it took decades to get here. Learn how @NYASciences helped. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t32LYi

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Today we take computers and the internet for granted, but it took decades of research & engineering to get here. Learn how New York Academy of Sciences helped along the way. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t32LYi



Week of July 16, 2017

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The #MINDdiet is in for 2017. But did you know science shows a connection between your mind & diet? @NYASciences http://bit.nyas.org/2t3JqWR

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The “MIND Diet” is in for 2017. But did you know that science shows a strong connection between your mind & your diet? Check out this New York Academy of Sciences podcast. http://bit.nyas.org/2t3JqWR

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How do you turn get an idea from the lab to the market? This @NYASciences podcast helps answer that ? #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2t3rrQt

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How do you turn get an idea from the science lab to the market? This New York Academy of Sciences podcast follows some scientists doing just that. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2t3rrQt

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Many are concerned about #addiction today. Watch this @NYASciences video on why teens are so susceptible. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2aQRIKf

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Many people today are concerned about addiction. Learn why teenagers from particularly susceptible in this New York Academy of Sciences video. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2aQRIKf



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Week of July 23, 2017

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Does scientific understanding leave gaps in human knowledge? Scientists discuss in @NYASciences podcast. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3Seft

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Is there a limit to human knowledge? Though new scientific data is expanding knowledge of the world, some major questions remain unanswered. Listen to this New York Academy of Sciences podcast to hear experts discuss. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3ZKXV

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Want to help change the world? Become a mentor today, and inspire the next generation of innovators. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2sj6e3x

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Want to help change the world? Become a mentor today, and inspire the next generation of innovators. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2sj6e3x

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Q: What year was the first NYC science fair? A: 1948. Learn more from the org that hosted it: @NYASciences #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3Zzf2

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Q: When did the first science fair in New York City take place? A: 1948. Learn more from the organization that hosted it: The New York Academy of Sciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t41mRs

Week of July 30, 2017

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Want a little #STEM inspiration? Read a few of these stories from @NYASciences Members. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t45z7K

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Want a little STEM inspiration? Read a few of these stories from Members of the New York Academy of Sciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t45z7K

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Which scientific organization has brought together over 100 Nobel Laureates since 1901? The @NYASciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3FkhD

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Which scientific organization has brought together over 100 Nobel Laureates since the founding of the Prize in 1901? The New York Academy of Sciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3FkhD