Darlene Cavalier, former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader, is now known as the Science Cheerleader for her website promoting science literacy among Americans, so they in turn can have an informed opinion about issues facing government policy and society at large.
The Science Cheerleader, along with other 76ers cheerleaders and Professor James Trefil of George Mason University, formed the Brain Makeover, a series of videos designed to improve science literacy among Americans.
76ers cheerleaders, Chenelle and Deirdre, present Brain Makeover fact #15: "All living things are made from cells, the chemical factories of life."
With pom-poms bouncing, cheerleader Julie proudly proclaims Brain Makeover fact #10: "Stars live and die."
Cheerleader Lauren, with music bopping in the background, says, "All matter is made of atoms."
Professor James Trefil of George Mason University provides scientific explanation for each fact presented by the cheerleaders.
The Science Cheerleader, along with cheerleaders from the NBA 76ers, present science facts in videos, with accompanying explanation from a science professor, designed to promote science literacy among Americans.