Sophie tackles nutrients in
Food (Season 1, Episode 1)

About the show

SCIENCE WITH SOPHIE is an award-winning science comedy series for girls and everyone. Created and hosted by science educator/actor/comedian Sophie Shrand, the characters - all played by Sophie - invite YOU to be a smart, curious, brave, funny scientist every day. With Seasons 1 and 2 on YouTube, the show has already reached over 1 million children worldwide.

The show's mission is to include everyone in the solution of creating gender equity through the lens of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Using cutting-edge teaching methods like the Next Generation Science Standards, each episode explores science in daily life by asking questions, engaging in hands-on experiments with easy-to-find materials, and encouraging viewers to think deeply and creatively.

About the host

Sophie Shrand is a science educator, comedian, and actor with degrees in Behavioral Neuroscience and Theatre from Northeastern University, Boston and training from the Second City Conservatory, Chicago. In addition to creating SCIENCE WITH SOPHIE, Sophie has taught over 25,000 students in the United States, including at some of the best science museums in the world. 


Sophie has researched humans and addiction, held brains in her palm, generated three-story lightning bolts, and worked with animals like geckos, skunks, and red-tailed hawks. As a performer, she has appeared on stages and screens across the country, including the Second City Training Center’s Musical House Ensemble.

Sophie is a 2018 Camelback Ventures fellow, Forbes 30 Under 30 Finalist (age cutoffs are rough) and has been called "The Next Bill Nye" by Inverse.

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