Crowd-sourcing signs for science.

I Tweeted about this the other day, but it was awesome enough it deserved a post!

A new spin on crowd-sourcing science:  coming up with signs for science terms so the deaf can communicate science!!!

Pushing Science’s Limits in Sign Language Lexicon appeared in the New York Times last month.  I missed it, but my mom saw it and told me to look for it.  I love it!

Source.

Covalent Bond, Mass, and Organism. Science in Sign. Source: NYTimes.

Several groups are turning to crowd-sourcing to come up with signs for science terms- and save those using sign language spelling out all the complicated words that my computer’s Spell Check doesn’t know.

Wanna know the sign for “Chromosome”?  Click here.

Wanna suggest some signs?  Check out the ASL-STEM Forum here!

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