Women of modern science.

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Both boys and girls need to learn and read about women leaders in STEM subjects. Although March is Women’s History Month, I hope you will read these biography picture books about women scientists, as well as the titles on my lists of picture books about women in history with your children all year round.

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Despite many barriers, women all over the world have participated in unraveling the secrets of nature since the dawn of civilization. As historian of science Naomi Oreskes said recently, ÒThe question is not why there. The history of science fiction in the Western world owes a huge debt to women.

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Science is deeply interwoven with society, and as it has changed, so too has science. Here are just a few examples of how modern scientific practices have been transformed by increasing knowledge, changing societal concerns, and advances in communication and technology.

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