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Women in Science Day 2012 Gallery!

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Over 230 girls attended the WIS Day event at Washburn University. Here many are listening to a keynote speaker, Hayley Lanier.

Students participate in a lab, "What Lies Beneath" as they learn to construct thermally distinct layers, explore how storms affect these layers, and discuss the influence these layers have on water quality and aquatic organisms.

Jennifer Graham, instructs the students in her lab, "What Lies Beneath". Jennifer and her lab helpers taught 35 girls during the event.

Students participated in a lab, "Would you Drink that Water" where they tested water from several sources. The test results gace clues about where the water came from and whether or not the students would want to drink it. Students used leading adge technology to test for chemical properties such as dissolved oxygen, nutrients, and pH. This lab was presented by Mandy Stone, USGS.

More Students participate in the lab "What Lies Beneath" by preparing their "lake".

On March 8,2012, Zonta International, presented the Women in Science Day steering committee with "yellow roses" in recognition of Yellow Rose Day, Zonta, is an international club dedicated to advancing the status of women worldwide. They have been especially strong in supporting women in the sciences. Yellow Rose Day is to honor a group that supports this mission, and they chose the Women in Science Day efforts to honor on Yellow Rose Day. In the photo, the WIS day steering committee is holding their roses, Zonta ladies are in red shirts, and lastly Dean McQuere, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Washburn University is on the right.

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