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Wonder women of science : twelve geniuses who are currently rocking science, technology, and the world. / Tiera Fletcher and Ginger Rue ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

Fletcher, Tiera, 1995- (author.). Rue, Ginger, (author.). Comport, Sally Wern, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Babcock Library - Ashford.
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Babcock Library - Ashford J 509.2 Fle (Text to phone) 33110148862764 Juvenile New Material Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tiera Fletcher : preface -- Davina Durgana : fighting modern slavery through math -- Evelyn Galban : providing top medical care for all creatures -- Cierra McDonald : using computer science for serious fun -- Patrícia Medici : saving the tapirs (and rain forests... and woods... and grasslands) -- Dava Newman : rethinking the marshmallow space suit -- Maureen Raymo : unlocking climate change secrets from the earth and the ocean -- Mareena Robinson Snowden : using science for world peace -- Monsi Román : cracking down on the world's tiniest stowaways -- Kaitlyn Sadtler : engineering the immune system for tissue regeneration -- Sara Seager : searching the cosmos for another earth -- Teresa Woodruff : safeguarding the future of girls with cancer -- Minjuan Zhang : driving automobile technology to (literally) unseen destinations.
Summary, etc.:
The twelve scientists who are profiled here are women from all sorts of backgrounds who are currently rocking science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Each of them has a different story to tell about how she got to where she is today, but the one thing they have in common is that they are truly wonder women of science. Around the world there are many more women doing incredible work and breaking new ground in STEM fields--not to mention girls of all ages dreaming of how they will one day contribute.
Subject: Scientists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women scientists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Science > Juvenile literature.
Engineers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women engineers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Engineering > Juvenile literature.
Technology > Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Mathematics > Juvenile literature.
Women engineers.
Women mathematicians.
Women scientists > History.
Women scientists.
Science > History.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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