Thursday, February 01, 2007

Women's Adventures in Science

The National Academies has put together a website, I Was Wondering, which is "a curious look at Women's Adventures in Science".

The Web site is a project of the National Academy of Sciences intended to showcase the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and to highlight for young people the varied and intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. The site draws from and accompanies the publication of a ten-volume series of biographies entitled Women's Adventures in Science, co-published by the Joseph Henry Press (an imprint of the National Academies Press) and Scholastic Library Publishing.
There is a "home page for each of "10 cool scientists", with videos, interactive comic books, games and science labs for kids.

The profilees:
It looks like a fun site for curious kids.



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