There is a study that has been done for over fifty years by social scientists (scientists who study how people tend to think and behave). They ask kids to draw a scientist. The scientists look at these drawings to see what kids tend to think scientists look like. What they found is that most kids draw a person who looks like this:
Is this really what scientists look like, though?
You can find out by playing the Can You Spot a Scientist? game. You’ll see photos of fourteen real people. See if you can guess which ones are the scientists. If you think you have spotted a scientist, click their photo to see if you are right.