|Kingswood Elementary STEM School||
The answer to the trivia question for 8/30/2014 is 13 triangles.
Girls can become engineers. They can build bridges or travel into space. They can solve big problems. Look at all the opportunities that girls have within the engineering field.
Can you guess what these engineers have in common?
* Chief Engineer of building the Brooklyn Bridge (a)
* First computer programmer of Harvard Mark I computer (b)
* Developed signal flares that are still used by the U.S. Navy today (c)
* Internationally acclaimed contributor to aerodynamics and automatic theory control (d)
These engineers are all women. Before women were admitted into colleges or engineering programs, they were already making a difference. You can to!
(a) Emily Warren Roebling (b) Grace Murray Hopper (c) Martha J. Coston (d) Irmgard Flugge-Lotz
Fewer than 3 in 10 graduates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are women. And barely 1 in 10 engineers are women.
Two years ago, an engineer named Debbie Sterling launched a Kickstarter campaign to make toys that helped little girls take an interest in STEM fields.
GoldieBlox won a contest where their ad was shown in the Super Bowl to over 100 million people.
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