Emily Rhode

Writer

Emily Rhode Treehugger writer
Emily Rhode

Expertise

Environment, Science

Education

Dickinson College, Arcadia University

Introduction

Emily Rhode is a science writer, communicator, and educator with over 20 years of experience working with students, scientists, and government experts to help make science more accessible and engaging.

Experience

Emily began her science writing career with Science Connected Magazine, and has also written for The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 360 site and Health Digest. Her environmental writing has been featured in Nature Education. She has also co-authored several books about urban gardening, sustainable agriculture, and human-ecosystem interactions, as well as collections of standards-based experiments for K-12 students.

Her experience includes teaching outdoor environmental education on a barrier island, grant writing for a domestic violence resource center in Belize, teaching advanced placement environmental science, and developing science curriculums for classroom teachers and the general public. As a writer, she specializes in translating in-depth research and complex issues into short-form articles that help expand scientific understanding.

Most recently, Emily has spent almost nine years communicating with residents and businesses in her city about water pollution issues. In addition, she is the founder and principal at Storied Science LLC, an agency specializing in science communication, consulting, and training.

Books authored and co-authored:

  • "Think Globally, Garden Locally:¬†An Investigation of Urban Gardening, Sustainable Agriculture, and Healthy Pollinators"
  • "Human Impact: Our Relationship with Climate, the Environment, and Biodiversity"
  • "Introduction to Physical Science: A Science Connected Lab Manual"
  • "Earth Systems: Fun Science Experiments for Children"

Education

Emily holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Dickinson College and an M.Ed. in Secondary Science Education from Arcadia University. She is currently completing the Science Writing certificate program at UC San Diego.

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