Does asking questions make you feel nervous?

To get the information you need as a scientist or a student you will need to ask questions.

How to ask great questions | 4 minute video

Maryam Pasha, Director of TEDxLondon, struggled to ask questions in an academic setting when she was younger. Watch the video above to hear what she’s learned from research about what makes great questions and how to ask them.


Be open-minded. Try things. Work hard. Ask people for help. When you are curious and work hard, you will discover exciting things and people will want to help you succeed.
— Professor Essi Viding

Looking for resources to use in the classroom or your STEM club?

Check out The Rosalind Franklin STEM Ambassadors Teacher Toolkit for everything from classroom ready lessons on STEM Role Models to science communication skills tasters.