October 2017 Ambassador Posts

Welcome back Bicentennial Ambassadors!

Below are suggested social media posts for October 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 October 29, 2017

Week of October 1, 2017

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#Nature seems to offer lessons on how to create #cleanenergy, and artificial leaves may be one solution. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xy3RN1

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Nature could be offering us lessons on how to create clean energy. Hear from a researcher investigating the potential of artificial leaves. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xy3RN1

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I'm proud to be a #NYAS200 Ambassador! Learn how I'm working with @NYASciences to support the #FutureofSTEM! http://www.nyas.org/NYAS200Ambassadors

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I'm proud to be a #NYAS200 Ambassador! Learn more about how I'm working with the New York Academy of Sciences to support the #FutureofSTEM! http://www.nyas.org/NYAS200Ambassadors

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Where did curious New Yorkers go to hear the latest from scientists & explorers in the 1800s? @NYASciences #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2fl9APM

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Where did curious New Yorkers go to hear the latest from scientists and world explorers in the 1800s? The same place they can go today - the New York Academy of Sciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2fl9APM

Week of October 8, 2017

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#Healthcare is a very hot topic these days. But do you know how technology is shaping its future? #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xyi3pA

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Healthcare is a hot topic in the news these days. But do you know how technology is shaping its future? Check out this New York Academy of Sciences podcast. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xyi3pA

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Together we can change the #FutureofSTEM. Watch this video to learn how you can join the movement! #mentor #STEMed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ylPanGtfd0

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Together we can change the #FutureofSTEM. Watch this video to learn how you can join the movement! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ylPanGtfd0

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In October of 1879, inventor & @NYASciences Member Thomas Edison devised the first incandescent light bulb. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xxNoIR

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In October of 1879, inventor and New York Academy of Sciences Member Thomas Edison devised the first incandescent light bulb. And he wasn’t the only on full of bright ideas! #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xxNoIR

Week of October 15, 2017

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Whether or not you’re a regular online #gamer, you can use your puzzle skills to help map neurons. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xy2Ogc

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Whether or not you’re a regular online gamer, you can use your computer & puzzle skills to help scientists map neurons. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xy2Ogc

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Are adult and pediatric #cancers the same? @NYASciences helps explain the differences in this podcast. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xy74MI

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Advances in genomic medicine indicate that pediatric cancers are different from adult cancers. Listen to this New York Academy of Sciences podcast to better understand the differences. #TheNext200
http://bit.nyas.org/2xy74MI

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.@andrewtl ‏isn't taking the usual path to studying youth #nutrition, he’s talking directly to kids #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xxG3ZW

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Nutrition scientist Andrew Thorne-Lyman is not taking the usual route to studying adolescent nutrition - he’s talking directly to the kids. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2xxG3ZW

Week of October 22, 2017

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Women hold less than 20% of engineering bachelors degrees. Help close that gap! #1000girls1000futures #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2fkHLqY

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Women hold less than 20% of all engineering bachelors degrees. The New York Academy of Sciences is working to close that gap and you can help by becoming a mentor! #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2fkHLqY

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Q: Members of which organization helped to found both the @NYBG and @AMNH, among others? A: @NYASciences. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tZnXdM

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Q: Members of which organization helped to found both the New York Botanical Garden and the American Museum of Natural History, among others?
A: The New York Academy of Sciences
#NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2tZnXdM

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Wondering how #mentorship can help adult #science professionals? Hear from two @NYASciences Members. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2wXBgBo

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Wondering how mentorship can help adult science professionals? Hear from two New York Academy of Sciences Members. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2wXBgBo

Week of October 28, 2017

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Understanding #nutrition requires more than just knowing what food we eat. It requires a #systems approach. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2fjXHcQ

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Understanding the impact of nutrition on the body requires more than just an understanding of the food we eat. We need to take a systems approach. Learn more in this New York Academy of Sciences podcast. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2fjXHcQ

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100+ years ago, @NYASciences launched one of the most ambitious natural history surveys of #PuertoRico. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xyNi3S

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A little over 100 years ago, the New York Academy of Sciences launched one of the most complete natural history surveys of Puerto Rico that was ever done. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xyNi3S

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Securing seed funding for a new #biotech firm can be tough. Learn more about the options available. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2vIX92E

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Securing seed funding when you’re trying to start a new biotech firm can be tough. Learn more about what options entrepreneurs have. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2vIX92E