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What is a Scientist? Bust the Stereotype

What do you think of when someone says they are a scientist? 

Most people think male, old, works in a lab, wears a white coat and does experiments!  But scientists do an amazing range of jobs and most don’t wear white coats.  They do travel the world, work in great teams and do a remarkable range of jobs, making a difference to all our lives. 

To find out more about what scientists do, click the link below to the British Science Week website.  Here you will find the stories of loads of different scientists from diverse backgrounds and working in a whole range of scientific fields.  What field of science would you like to work in?

British science week - smashing stereotypes