September 2017 Ambassador Posts

Welcome back Bicentennial Ambassadors.

Below are suggested social media posts for September 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 September 3, 2017

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How are you going to help achieve the @UN's Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs)? Learn more from this new podcast: http://bit.nyas.org/2inTkyg

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How are you going to help achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals? Learn more about the goals and the roles we can all play in this new podcast: http://bit.nyas.org/2inTkyg

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Are US investments in #STEM education paying off? @NYASciences' Meghan Groome discusses in @usnews. #STEMed http://bit.nyas.org/2fYT1ZW

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Are US investments in #STEM education paying off? @NYASciences' Meghan Groome discusses in @usnews. #STEMed http://bit.nyas.org/2fYT1ZW

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In honor of National Food Safety Month, read up on how scientists are making our food supply safer. @NYASNutr #NFSM http://bit.nyas.org/2tCMIxy

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In celebration of National Food Safety Month, take a look at some of the ways scientists are helping to make our food supply safer. http://bit.nyas.org/2tCMIxy

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Afterschool STEM Mentors help to inspire the #FutureOfSTEM. And you can too! Become a #mentor today. http://bit.nyas.org/2g8r01Z

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Afterschool STEM Mentors help to inspire future STEM professionals. And you can too! Become a mentor today. http://bit.nyas.org/2g8r01Z

Week of September 10, 2017

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Scientists suggest targeting single genes at the root of diseases could shorten the #drugdev process. @NYASciences http://bit.nyas.org/2itMG9w

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Scientists speaking at the New York Academy of Sciences suggested that targeting the single gene at the root of some diseases could help shorten the lengthy drug development process. Learn more: http://bit.nyas.org/2itMG9w

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Can scientists help public school teachers bring more science & inspiration to students? @NYASciences thinks so. http://bit.nyas.org/2vrSKRm

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Can scientists help public school teachers bring more cutting-edge science and inspiration to their classrooms? The New York Academy of Sciences is working to make it happen. http://bit.nyas.org/2vrSKRm

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This month in 1824, @NYASciences published the first volume of its scholarly journal, one of the oldest in the US. http://bit.nyas.org/2ivmDiz

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This month in 1824, the New York Academy of Sciences published the first volume of its scholarly journal, one of the oldest serials continuously published in the US. http://bit.nyas.org/2ivmDiz

Week of September 17, 2017

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Why do people still mistrust #science and scientists? @NYASciences asks: what can be done about it? #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2g9QEUa

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Even with so many advances, there are still people who mistrust science and scientists. The New York Academy of Sciences asks: what can be done about it? #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2g9QEUa

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How do STEM students become exemplary scientist role models? @NYASciences Members share their journeys. #IAmNYAS http://bit.nyas.org/2iwiLxM

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How do STEM students become exemplary scientists? Members of the New York Academy of Sciences share their journeys. #IAmNYAS http://bit.nyas.org/2iwiLxM

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Can dementia be prevented by changing your diet? Scientists in this @NYASciences podcast are optimistic #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3sM9U

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Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? Medical science is still working on the answers, but there is optimism for diet’s role in prevention. Learn more in this New York Academy of Sciences podcast. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2t3sM9U

Week of September 24, 2017

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As #climatechange heats up, these @NYASciences authors examine how storms during colder months impact the NYC area: http://bit.nyas.org/2hKPD5e

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As climate change heats up, these Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences authors examine how storms during colder months impact the NYC area. http://bit.nyas.org/2hKPD5e

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We can improve #STEMed by bringing science out of the lab & into the community, says @NYASciences. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2iulA23

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Science education can be improved by bringing science out of the lab and into the community, with early-career STEM professionals serving as mentors to students in public middle schools. Hear more from the New York Academy of Sciences. #FutureofSTEM
http://bit.nyas.org/2iulA23

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Can cartoons make you smarter about your health? #Science says yes! Learn more @NYASciences. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2iv80LM

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Comics are a great way to make medical science engaging to the public, from dental hygiene to the importance of finishing prescribed antibiotics, says Biologist Katie McKissick, who teaches biology with comic panels and presented at the New York Academy of Sciences. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2iv80LM