S6 E1 Ft Elizabeth Mills, a marine biologist and Youtuber hosted by Zenya

By Rebecca Chambers

R.I.S.E. Academy is a Not for Private virtual high school that focuses on service learning, connecting youth to their community and finding ways to create solutions to problems related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. On this podcast the youth in the program interview amazing people who are doing things to create change.

Starting a new passion project in Civics and Careers, Zenya is learning about the importance of combining science and art to make scientific art. In this episode, Zenya interviews Elizabeth Mills, a marine biologist in Scotland and Youtuber under the name MarineMumbles. Discussions are about her PhD work that combines marine biology and engineering, what scientific art is and how she uses it in with marine biology, why scientific art is important to a younger audience, and how scientific art can give people a love of science! Elizabeth also talks about her Youtube channel and some fantastic books that explain various marine biology topics in new ways. At the end, a brief talk about crab exoskeletons represents what kinds of topics Elizabeth talks about on her Youtube channel.