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Stop! In the Name of Science!

Getting Girls Interested in STEM from an Early Age Originally published August 3, 2012 With the recent death of┬áDr. Sally Ride, I have been thinking a lot about what science education was like for me as a kid and what … Continue reading

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The Hows and the Whys

Curious children Giving George a run for his monkey Originally published May 11, 2012 Ever since Muffin was about a year and a half old, her favorite word has been “why.” She wants to know why things are the way … Continue reading

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Girls Can Be Astronauts, Too

Trying to combat cultural mores Originally published March 4, 2011 With the final launch of the space shuttle Discovery last week, I got to thinking yet again about a troubling incident that took place when Muffin and Squeaker were only … Continue reading

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