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Women in Science

from Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

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This program will follow the career of an Environmental Scientist, from her first volunteer experience to earning her Doctorate and entering into the workforce. We will explore several famous women in science and discuss current obstacles for women in STEM fields.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $100.00

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Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

25


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days.

About This Provider

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Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

Litchfield, CT
United States

Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy is a small nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the world's waterfowl and their habitats through research, education, and conservation action. We provide science education programs that teach concepts of ecology, animal behavior, and conservation using waterfowl as our model.

Contact:
Colleen Peters
cpeters@lrwc.net
8605672062

Program Details

Format

1. Students will be introduced to our resident Environmental Scientist

2. A brief overview of her career from internships and volunteer experiences to obtaining her Doctorate

3. Examine several famous women in science

4. Briefly discuss obstacles women currently face in STEM fields

5. End with an interactive Q & A

Objectives

Students will:

1. Learn about a career in Environmental Science

2. Gain an understanding of what it takes to earn your doctorate

3. Learn about famous women in science