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Christmas 2009 Quiz: Which Female Scientist?

All the scientists below were chosen by one or more of the pupils who took part in Eleanor's essay competition. 

1.     Gertrude B Elion
2.     Rachel Carson
3.     Marie Curie
4.     Sidonie Merveille
5.     Rosalind Franklin
6.     Viola Greensleeves
7.     Dian Fossey
8.     Rita Levi-Montalcini
9.     Dorothy Hodgkin
10.  Amalie Emmy Noether
11.  Madam CJ Walker
12.  Barbara McClintock
13.  Florence Nightingale
14.  Maisie Carter
15.  Virginia Apgar
16.  Irma Sontag
17.  Maria Goeppert-Mayer
18.  Lise Meitner 
19. Ludmilla Becherova
20.  Jane Goodall
21.  Anne McLaren
22.  Maria Agnesi
23.  Ann Woolcock
24.  Emily Warren Roebling
25.  Caroline Lucretia Herschel
26.  Susan Solomon
27.  Karen Horney
28.  Tamsin Brewer




YouTube Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS37SNYjg8w

The German coastguard joke
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYK1AZncXws

One of a whole series of comics on life in the lab. This one is about Public engagement.
http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?n=1174

XKCD is the classic geek comic.  See http://www.xkcd.com/385/ for a great explanation of gender stereotyping.

Here is my collection of paintings of Women who Think:  http://picasaweb.google.com/u.frith/WomenWhoThink?feat=directlink







But not all of them are real. Can you spot the fakes? How many of the chosen scientists do you know?  

29. 
Marie Carmichael Stopes
30.  Maxine Singer
31.  Michele Dalton
32.  Katrina Firlink
33.  Margaret Ann Bulkley
34.  Annie Jump Cannon
35.  Hypatia of Alexandria
36.  Berenice Silverman
37.  Lillian Moller Gilbreth
38.  Alexa Canady
39.  Theresa Goldwasher
40.  Athene Donald
41.  Apollonia of Rhodos
42.  Rachel Zimmerman
43.  Elizabeth Blackburn
44.  Marianne Duffy
45.  Stephanie Kwolek
46.  Elizabeth Blackwell
47.  Martha Chase
48.  Johanna Wonderbar
49.  Luisa Corbella
50.  Kalpana Chawla
51.  CS Wu
52.  Nancy Wexler
53.  Horatia Newbury
54.  Christiane Nuesslein-Volhard
55.  Mary Lou Jepsen
56. Jane Tarzan
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