Livermore, CA: November 16 , 2020— Quest Science Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting everyone to the value of science, today announced that, as part of their partnership with scientist and Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier, two new videos that explore everyday science and nature.
Schrier, who holds degrees in biochemistry and systems biology, is the first scientist to hold the title of Miss America. The videos she created for Quest, Science in Your Own Backyard and Explore the Hidden Power of Plants & Algae, are engaging and informative introductions to the science all around us.
“We are excited about our ongoing partnership with Camille, and how adept she is at making science accessible to people of all ages,” said Amy Aines, Quest Advisory Board Member and co-author of Championing Science. “Her knowledge and passion make science more accessible show how the impact on the way we live, learn, work and play—which aligns perfectly with our mission.”
On December 1, 2020, Schrier will also be participating in Quest’s special live-stream event: Paving the Way, A Virtual Conversation, alongside a former White House advisor, an innovator with 70 patents, an award-winning educator. The event is free for students, $15 for adults, and aims to inspire and support the next generation of scientists and engineers.
About Quest Science Center
Quest invites participants of all ages to learn by doing as they discover how science works. Since 2018, more than 3000 students in the region have participated in outreach activities to Question, Understand and Explore Science and Technology (Quest).
Online and virtual STEM learning opportunities are available via the Quest website. In 2024, Quest plans to open its permanent science center in downtown Livermore’s new Stockmen’s Park. In the meantime, Quest will continue and expand interactive outreach activities throughout the Tri-Valley region.
For more information, visit: https://quest-science.org