New "Draw a Scientist" Experiement Reveals Progress

By Lauren Chong

In the 1960s, 5,000 children were asked to draw a picture of a scientist - any scientist they wanted. 5,000 different drawings later, it was found that 99 percent of these children drew a male scientist, often garbed with frizzy hair, a dirty lab coat and an Erlenmeyer flask in their right hand. As a follow-up to the “Draw-a-Scientist” experiment, researchers from Northwestern University conducted the same experiment on March 31 to study the changes in the children’s drawings.

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Math for Service hosts the STEAM Scavenger Hunt at Sage Hill School

By: Cynthia Qi

As part of the fourth annual Orange County Science and Engineering Week, Math for Service hosted the STEAM Scavenger Hunt on Sunday, April 8, 2018. At promptly 12:30 PM, the Sage Hill Wilkins Town Square area was filled with young students, bustling around to different interactive activity booths manipulated by volunteers from different Math for Service organizations.

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