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6 Ways to Tell Your Story

1. StoryCorps: https://storycorps.org/
Based in Brooklyn, New York, StoryCorps operates mobile storytelling booths, the first of which was installed in Grand Central Terminal in 2003. The organization has since built partnerships with institutions such as National Public Radio and the Library of Congress to broadcast and archive the conversations StoryCorps gathers at their recording sites and those submitted through the StoryCorps mobile app.

2. The Moth: https://themoth.org
Since 1997, The Moth hosts public storytelling performance events usually centered around a common theme which occur throughout the world, in addition to producing a variety of curated programs for distribution on radio and as a podcast.

3. Vietnam Stories / PBS: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-vietnam-war/vietnam-stories/
In conjunction with the PBS Documentary “The Vietnam War,” which premiered in 2017, the producers have built a platform for those who have been affected by the conflict to share their personal reflections, photographs, videos and stories related to the tumultuous period in world history.

4. Recipe Stories / Epicure & Culture: https://epicureandculture.com/recipe-submissions/
Food has long been tied to stories and memories, and, as such, online magazine “Epicure & Culture” seeks submissions on recipes from their readers that are tied to their respective memories and family histories.

5. Tell Your Story / American Cancer Society: https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/tell-your-story.html

6. Stories in Science: https://storiesinscience.org/
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Stories in Science is a platform specifically looking to promote  story-based science instruction in classrooms and to create a digital forum for the exchange of informal science communication.


 

About Science Stories at The Franklin Institute

That moment when you looked into the night sky and realized that bright light was a planet. When you peered through a telescope for the first time. That moment when you dove beneath the waves and touched something with your foot.

Everyone has a Science Story.

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Science Stories has been supported by an Advancement grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.