Week of May 19, 2002

Women at Work

The Design Your Future Web site at www.autodesk.com/dyf/dyfmain2.html seeks to inspire girls to pursue careers in math, science and technology. DYF lets you Get Involved with high-school internships and the annual e-VENT, which offers hands-on challenges for middle-school girls. Women at Work will show you how to impact your country's future. A Day in the Life profiles an average day of a successful businesswoman. Be sure to check out DYF's Cool Stuff. Stand up for who you are and design your future. (This site is no longer available.)

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What percentage of the workforce may be made up of women in 2005?

48%
49%
50%

 

In what city is the On-Line Reconstructor Base located?

Seville
Matroxy
Neuropolis

 

Which type of ultraviolet rays cause sunburn the most?
UVB rays
UVA I rays
UVA II rays

 

 

 

Medicinal Mysteries

The year is 2252, and the Reconstructors need your help solving medicinal mysteries from the past at http://reconstructors.rice.edu. A new Dark Age has dawned on Earth. Join the search to find a new source of pain relief. The four-episode saga takes you across the world to learn about history, science and geography while you search for facts about certain pain-reducing substances. The future of the world rests in your ability to search for clues and solve problems.


Try Science @ tryscience.org

Step out of the lab and log on to the Web for scientific fun at www.tryscience.org. Start off with a scientific experiment that shows how sunscreen saves your skin. Next, visit a science center or museum where you can discover, explore and test ideas about the natural world. The Interactive Map will help you pinpoint a science center near your house. Live Cams positioned all over the United States allow you to peek at various museums. Finally, board Star Fleet Academy 1 as your favorite Star Trek character and explore engineering. There's no need to be shy. Give science a try.


Who is your favorite athlete and why?

 

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From Classes to Careers

The end of the school year is a great time to reflect upon what you learned this year. You might recall which subjects and activities were your favorites. Knowing what you enjoy will help you decide which classes you want to take in the future and what career to choose. Check out these great career sites.

BLS Career Information
www.bls.gov/k12

What Do They Do?
www.whatdotheydo.com (This site is no longer available.)

The Mars Millennium Project 2030
http://mmp.planetary.org

Music Professions
http://library.thinkquest.org/15413/professions/professions.htm

Role Model Project for Girls
www.womenswork.org/girls/careers.html

Amy


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