The Internet provides vast resources and opportunities to connect with those you wouldn’t be able to otherwise – including many STEM experts worth following on social media.

From engineering professors and programmers to planetary scientists and mathematicians, there’s an account for every branch of STEM. Here are just a few to get you started:

STEM experts

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1. David Shiffman

Twitter, Facebook

Shiffman is a marine biologist who tweets about wildlife diversity and protection. He specializes in shark feeding, ecology, and conservation. Educators will find posts that include data or news on environmental issues, as well as updates on the best scientific journals to read and conferences to attend.