On 15 April 2004, student reporters from Australia to Spain captured events in the world of the science in their locale. The scheme worked in 2003 with eighty-one university students in Sydney, Australia, so why not pilot the effort worldwide? Students learn about the daily life of a scientist, the global reach of science, and of their own ability to tell a tale of science, one good enough for publication. The website demonstrates how non-scientists can contribute to the appreciation of science through the use of stories. An audience of high school students learns about where a career in science might take them.

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Worldwide day in science-Students' snapshot on the web

Will Rifkin   University of New South Wales

Debbie Lim   University of New South Wales

On 15 April 2004, student reporters from Australia to Spain captured events in the world of the science in their locale. The scheme worked in 2003 with eighty-one university students in Sydney, Australia, so why not pilot the effort worldwide? Students learn about the daily life of a scientist, the global reach of science, and of their own ability to tell a tale of science, one good enough for publication. The website demonstrates how non-scientists can contribute to the appreciation of science through the use of stories. An audience of high school students learns about where a career in science might take them.

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