Did you know that crash test dummies are based on a man's body? Or that almost everything we know about pain is based on male-centric studies?
I have written before about the need to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math. So I was thrilled to see this video that takes a lighthearted approach to the audio's serious message — that science is being created without women and that the only way for women to reverse the involuntary biases found in health, technology, engineering, safety and product design is for more girls and women to get involved in these fields.
This video was created as part of a contest sponsored by the European Commission to inspire more girls to pursue STEM fields. This was one of two winning videos developed for the "Science, It's A Girl Thing," campaign. You can also check out the other winning video here.
What do you think makes science a girl thing?
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