5 Next Steps For Science

/5 Next Steps For Science
5 Next Steps For Science 2018-01-30T20:32:12+00:00


  • Register to vote
    • Ohio – http://www.dmv.org/oh-ohio/voter-registration.php
    • Kentucky – http://elect.ky.gov/registertovote/pages/default.aspx
    • Indiana – http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/2403.htm
  • Vote in ALL elections – all politics is local!
  • Proactively engage politicians from the local school board to the federal government
  • Share your interest in and concern for scientific thought


Understand more about science and the physical world around us

  • Read – thousands of marvelous books on all areas of science, a few classics for your consideration:
    • Ascent of Man – Jacob Bronowski (companion to the TV series)
    • Cosmos – Carl Sagan (companion to the TV series)
    • The Panda’s Thumb – Stephen J. Gould
    • On Human Nature – E.O. Wilson
    • A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking
    • The Double Helix – James D. Watson
  • Watch –
    • Nova and Nature (PBS)
    • Startalk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson (National Geographic Channel)
  • Listen –
    • Science Fridays (NPR)
  • Social media –
    • facebook – ScienceMagazine, ItsOkayToBeSmart, PopSci
    • twitter – @nasa, @BillNye


We are fortunate to have a number of world-class venues to interact directly with science

  • Cincinnati Observatory
  • Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
  • Cincinnati Conservatory


Join local science and environmental groups and participate in citizen science projects. Check out our list


Everyone and every household can do small things that can help our planet in a big way

  • Recycle – separate trash; build a compost pile
  • Reduce carbon footprint – convert old lights to energy saving LED’s
  • Buy local – support local growers, reduces transportation costs, aids in a strong agricultural base, healthy and nutritious food