3. Science Rhymes

Celia Berrell, Science Rhymes

SYNOPSIS: Celia Berrell is on a mission to impart science knowledge through rhyming verse. A poet, a teacher and an entertainer wrapped in one neat package.

RATIONALE: Parents and teachers are always seeking creative ways to educate their children. Subjects such as science, maths and physics delivered in an entertaining format help children remember facts.

TARGETED STORY CONTRIBUTORS: This story would require Celia Berrell and others who use creative forms of media to teach maths and science to share her story.

HOW TO ENGAGE THE COMMUNITY: Create awareness of the project through radio announcements, writing groups, schools, social media networks and internet communities.

PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR STORY DEVELOPMENT: This story requires interacting with Celia Berrell, helping her put together different media used to tell her story. For the process of creating a story from idea to finished product please see my storytelling skills page.

DELIVERABLES AND STORY DISTRIBUTION: This story can be displayed on a blog and on social media networks using different types of digital media. Text, image, audio and video media created in the form of viral and liquid content and linking to the ABC Open blog, can be created and made available for interested and targeted audiences to link and/or embed into their own websites, blogs and social media platforms (such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, etc.)

TARGETED AUDIENCES: Regional, national and international audiences including school children, other poets, writer’s groups, etc.

USER GENERATED CONTENT: Audiences may choose to add their own content to the blog/social network relating to educating children through creative writing.

SUGGESTED CATEGORIES/KEYWORDS: Science, poetry, education…




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Posted: October 8th, 2010
Categories: Story ideas for ABC Open
Comments: 2 Comments.
Comment from Celia Berrell - October 11, 2010 at 9:43 pm

Hi Mick,
If you get anyone else interested, please let me know. Just imagine a story of everyone’s poems … about science 🙂

Comment from MickStyle - October 12, 2010 at 9:16 pm

Hi Celia,
I’ll show you how to create and manage a blog and suggest different ways to encourage participation. We’ll get the ball rolling.