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Do scientific research articles sometimes sound like another language? To K-12 students, very often it’s yes. Tanya Dimitrova tried to help solve this problem by founding the Scientific Journal for Kids, where her team of writers, designers, and teachers translates articles from scientific research journals into more kid-friendly language. Tanya talks about how her time as a science teacher in Central Texas influenced her to found this nonprofit, and then explains all the details that go into collaborating with scientists to make their work more accessible. Related to this episode: • Science Journal for Kids (SJFK): https://www.sciencejournalforkids.org/ • SJFK article relating to osmosis and energy: https://www.sciencejournalforkids.org/articles/how-can-we-turn-ocean-water-into-renewable-energy/ • Tumble Podcast: https://www.sciencepodcastforkids.com/ • Past episode with Marshall Escamilla: https://k12engineering.net/episodes/59 • Sarah Galvani-Townsend: https://www.sciencejournalforkids.org/articles/lesson-ideas/meet-a-scientist-sarah-galvani-townsend/ • Past guest Xiaojing Gao: https://www.k12engineering.net/episodes/113 • SJFK YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ScienceJournalforKids • r/explainlikeimfive: https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/ • CC BY (Creative Commons Attribution licenses: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/ • Dr. Shannon Currie: https://www.shannoncurrie.org/ Opening music by LogicMoon: https://freesound.org/people/LogicMoon/sounds/617295/ Closing music by JetSmith88: https://freesound.org/people/JetSmith88/sounds/206065/ Subscribe and find podcast updates at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs. You’ll also be supporting projects like the Engineer’s Guide to Improv and Art Games, The Calculator Gator, or Chordinates! Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.