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V  everyone would have practice and experience with ASA-
_ i  specific stations and even have a chance to move outside
.' ‘ their comfort area by trying new demonstrations. One idea
Ir. by ‘ ___=.r' » ' ' --7 ~ is to offer this training during every meeting between the
‘ ' daytime and evening outreach sessions. This could be open
to all meeting attendees, not just our session volunteers. This
/ i’_V_V_  Q‘! r , ‘ ‘ _.\U1jn_ -N‘ way, we can send meeting attendees home with the ability to
\‘  do acoustics outreach at their home institutions.
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u-  V r‘ ‘n Ideas for the continued implementation and improvement
\ -   of the acoustics outreach sessions will be discussed at up-
 - A _ ‘ ‘ coming WIAC meetings. We hope to continue finding ways
‘ "' " ~ V to increase the efficacy of these outreach efforts to open the
_ t - .‘ l" _ minds of youth to the amazing world of acoustics thanks to
i the wonderful support of ASA members.
Figure 2. ASA member Sarah Marley holding the “Listen Up! and
Get Involved!” patch. Inset: detail of the patch. References
. . Bd.l,D.T.2015 Ed ' d h'thA 'lS' f
dards. When we consider how to improve the demonstra- Ya cl.’ ( . ) “Canon an mmeac m e Comma ocmyo
. . _ _ _ . America. Acousttcs Today 11(4), 52-55.
H0115: 1t 15 3150 Crltlcal to thlnk about how We can S11PP0It Isakson, M. I. (2010) Women in acoustics: Yesterday and today. Acoustics
our volunteers in how to use the demonstrations. Today 6(4). 25-26-
Iones, L. K. (2017) ASA education and outreach programs. Acoustics Today
Although many of the session volunteers are veteran dem- 13(2), 56-57.
onstrators, just as many have never done science outreach or R°“55°> L M» and N°i1S°“> T- 3- (2017) TWe“tY‘fiV€ Yea“ 0f ‘he Wmnen in
informal education or have not performed our specific set of acoustics Committee" Acoustics Today’ 13(4)’ 66-68‘

_ _ _ _ _ _ Vongsawad, C. T., Neilsen, T. B., and Gee, K. L. (2014). Development of
dem°nStrat1°nS- AS Such! It would great to Provlde m1n1‘1n' educational stations for Acoustical Society of America outreach. Proceed-
formal education-training sessions for volunteers. This way, ings ofMeetings on Acoustics 20, 025003.

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