Inspiring Future Scientists

February 2007
Science & Children;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p66
Academic Journal
The article reports on the significance of the website www.iwaswondering.org, that inspires future scientists. According to sources, the web site is created by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, encouraging the youth, especially girls, to pursue an interest in science. It is the companion website to the "Women's Adventures in Science" book series. Moreover, the website and book series showcase the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and highlight the careers of some of the most prominent scientists of today. It also introduces the teenage cartoon character who hosts the site and guides visitors through interactive resources and activities.


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