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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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