Southampton university students challenge youngsters at science event

Daily Echo: Southampton university students challenge youngsters at science event Southampton university students challenge youngsters at science event

FEMALE science, technology, engineering and mathematics students at the University of Southampton will lead a workshop for 15 youngsters from Cowes Enterprise College today.

The girls will be challenged to build the tallest tower possible using jelly beans and cocktail sticks during the workshop also featuring liquid nitrogen and levitating magnets.

They will also learn about women leaders in the fields of science and engineering research as part of a drive to get more young women studying science subjects.

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12:31pm Mon 23 Jun 14

Phototoxin says...

Are there similar movements to get boys interested in childcare, nursing and teaching?

No I didn't think so...
Are there similar movements to get boys interested in childcare, nursing and teaching? No I didn't think so... Phototoxin
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