‘Somebody who looks like me’: OSU workshop encourages, inspires middle-school girls to pursue science

[Discovering the Scientist Within], which dates back to the 1970s, was designed to nurture girls’ interest in the science through hands-on STEM activities and partnerships with female scientists. During the workshop, the girls broke off into groups and spread out all over the OSU campus to participate in a dozen activities, including extracting DNA from a strawberry, turning a penny gold, riding hovercrafts and imploding soda cans.

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