Everyone’s a scientist at GeekGirlCon!
Some young researchers brought science activities to a popular Geek convention so kids of all ages could do hands-on science.
By Bethany Brookshire, 17:28 PM October 23, 2013
I just got back from GeekGirlCon in Seattle, Wash. A yearly meeting on all things geeky, it “celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology.” The focus may be on women, but the center was filled with men and women, boys and girls. Everywhere, people sold geeky merchandise (from comic books to Coraline-themed perfume), sat through talks on topics such as women in gaming and modeled their Tardis dresses. My fellow scientists and I did our geeky part: We set up ...
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