About the Session 

This set of activities focusses on women in STEM, using objects from the Whipple Museum to explore:

Caroline Herschel and Maggie Aderin-Pocock (astronomy)

Hertha Ayrton (engineering)

Ida Freund (chemistry)

Marjory Stevenson (microbiology)

Rosalind Franklin and Deborah Ruffunduo (microscopy)

Duration: Can be booked as: 

A 60-minute outreach session (online or in person) with ideas for activities to complete in class


A 90-minute session in the museum, subject to COVID restrictions and risk assessments.

Available: Wednesday or Friday

How to Book 

Contact the museum via phone or email to book this school session. 

Phone: 01223 330906
Email: hps-whipple-museum@lists.cam.ac.uk

Find out more on our website.


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