The AIA encourages its professional members to participate in the Skype a Scientist program, an innovative program that matches scientists with classrooms all around the world. The program is now matching scientists with families. The AIA’s Code of Professional Standards stresses the importance of actively engaging with the public, and the Skype a Scientist program is a great way to present to groups who may not have a chance to meet an archaeologist.
Tips and Resources for Participating in the Skype a Scientist program:
What is Skype a Scientist and How do I get Involved?
Skype a Scientist Pro Tips: Getting in Touch with the Teacher
Skype a Scientist Pro Tips: Engaging with K-12 Classrooms
Interview with veteran Skype a Scientist participant Jen Thum