Grace, Jon, and Jeff are talking March Mammal Madness 2019 ! Jeff questions dandelions, Jon goes all in on owls, Grace has speciation questions, and we are joined by friend of the podcast Bob, our local sea turtle and marine specialist. The gang also discuss the issues of bothersome acronyms and seminar titles in science.
Major Revisions 2019 MMM Contest
The Regrettes - "Fox on the Run"
The Dead Milkmen - "The Badger Song"
Jeff and Jon sit down with Patrice Connors and Marc Kissel, two of the folks behind March Mammal Madness 2019 (#2019MMM). Marc and Patrice give us the behind the scenes, inside baseball look at the process of creating the narratives and organizing #2019MMM as well as sharing their love and interest behind the amazing science communication juggernaut. Did you know that MMM reaches over 100k students? All this and more!
We are also announcing the Major Revisions 2019 MMM tournament. It's a multi-round game where every round is based on MMM. The points are cumulative, but you get to make new picks every round! No busted bracket worries. Whoever picks the most right gets to pick a topic for a future episode of Major Revisions!
March Mammal Madness 2019 Official Site
Major Revisions MMM Tournament Round One
Dr. Patrice Connors (website, twitter: @PKurnath)
Dr. Marc Kissel (website, twitter: @MarcKissel)
Buck Owens - "I've Got a Tiger By The Tail"
Jesse Jo Stark - "Dandelion"