Science Videos

A User's Manual for Scientific Communication

Authors: Vachon, Ryan

  • Written by a scientist who has gone through the mill of learning the traps, secrets, methods and technologies associated with scientific video production
  • Explains the benefits of effective science communication to the broader public
  • Emphasizes time-efficient methods for produce stylistic films
  • Streamlines the learning of video production through science-relevant comparisons and reference examples
  • Shares proven methods for communicating complex/technical topics to potentially intimidated or disinterested audiences
  • Describes specific dissemination pathways for science videos
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About this book

Effective science communication is no easy task. While the effective conveyance of technical knowledge presents formidable roadblocks to sharing scientific knowledge and discoveries, certain communication tools like video and film production help to bridge this gap. This user’s manual provides a complete set of easy-to-follow directions for video-making as well as tricks of the trade to leverage these skills to better inform the intended audience. 

About the authors

Ryan Vachon holds a PhD in stable isotope geochemistry and climate dynamics.  His scientific research has revolved around calibrating tools for interpreting past climate changes - encoded in geological records like ice cores.  In 2011 Ryan stepped away from a career in research science to focus his efforts into communicating the natural sciences to the broader public.  Dr. Vachon’s video content has been apart of BBC, National Geographic, PBS, NOVA, MSNBC, Discovery Channel and History Channel productions.  He regularly gives professional development workshops on successful science communication and tours the country giving motivational talks about climate change in the context of empowering teens with science technology engineering and math (STEM). Currently, he is co-executive producing Adventures in Science with Doc Ryan, a PBS-based, adventure-science educational series.

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eBook 67,82 €
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Science Videos
Book Subtitle
A User's Manual for Scientific Communication
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69512-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69512-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69510-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 295
Number of Illustrations and Tables
8 b/w illustrations, 129 illustrations in colour
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