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DNA photographer Rosalind Franklin

DNA Photographer Rosalind Franklin

July 28, 2020

DNA Photographer: Spotlight Scientist Rosalind Franklin was born in London in 1920, and decided by age 15 that she wanted to be a scientist. Rosalind was known for her logic, intellectual debate, and keen sense of humor. She studied at Newnham College, one of two schools for women at Cambridge University. Even during World War…

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Engineering: Spotlight on Willie Klassen

July 13, 2020

Engineers design and make many of the objects around us. Willie Klassen is an engineer who works at Schilling Robotics. Learn more about how Willie became an engineer, some of his favorite things about engineering, and what you can do if you are interested in a career in engineering. Underwater Robotic Submarines Willie helps build…

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What Does a Wildlife Forensics Scientist Do?

June 22, 2020

There are many kinds of science in the world, and even a greater variety of scientists who practice them! Today, Maya is talking with Johnnie French, a Forensic Scientist, Collections Manager, and specialist in Morphology, at the National Fish and Wildlife Forensic Laboratory. Johnnie manages a huge collection of wildlife specimens, from rare types of…

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What Does an Architect Do?

June 2, 2020

What kind of jobs do scientists do? Have you thought about how your home was designed and built? One of the people who designs homes is called an architect. Maya had a chance to talk with Lissa recently. Lissa is an architect who designs homes in high-rise buildings. Watch this interview to learn what questions…

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