What a scientist looks like

Do you know what a scientist looks like? When asked, most people come up with an image of an old, white male in a lab coat. While some scientists do fit that description, scientists are a diverse group of people. While some may work in a lab, many scientists spend their days out in the world looking for rare plants or insects, studying sea life like sharks or the stars. On the website, This is what a scientist looks like, they show you photos of real scientists and science students. You’ll see pictures of scientists at work and play. This site is focused on changing the stereotype of what a scientist is. It includes a photo of an all scientist roller derby team from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.