Paths to Public Engagement

“Do you want to engage?” We think you do. That’s why we created our “Paths to Engagement” flowchart to help those who know that they want to engage with non-scientific audiences but don’t exactly who the best audience is for them, or what type of engagement they’re looking for.

Check out our guide (DOWNLOAD it – there are links embedded throughout).

Don’t like eye-catching sciart? Here’s the content in more academic terms:


Congressional Visits Day
District Visits
Call your legislator
Write your legislator


Write an op-ed
Use social media
Give a public talk
Or do all this other stuff

K-12 Education

Participate in a career day
Judge a science fair
Be a mentor
Be a tutor
Give a lab tour
Take your science to the classroom
Host a public event


Is your science newsworthy?
Talk to a Public Information Officer
Write a Press Release
Give an interview
Be a resource for journalists