S.T.E.A.M. Powered: Profiles in Science, Creativity and Exploration

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This multi-part series featured five women at the tops of their fields in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Over the 2015-16 school year, one week was dedicated to each person, highlighting their education, careers and innovative contributions to their various disciplines — including the discovery of new species, the exploration of hostile ecosystems and the conservation of marine animals.


November 16 to 20, 2015: Dr. Andrea Marshall, Giant Manta Ray Researcher
Part 1: Mantas and Other Megafauna | Part 2: Citizens and The Scientist

December 7 to 11, 2015: Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom, Crustacean Expert and Explorer
Part 1: Life in Deep, Dark and Hostile Places | Part 2: Charting and Protecting Ocean Life

February 22 to 26, 2016: Dr. Edith Widder, Deep-sea Explorer and Inventor
Part 1: Challenge and Innovation | Part 2: Edie and the Giant Squid

March 14 to 18, 2016: Dr. Tamara Frank, Deep-sea Biologist and Bioluminescence Expert
Part 1: The Mysteries of Vertical Migration | Part 2: Saving the Deep Sea

April 11 to 15, 2016: Ruth A. Musgrave, Award-winning Science Writer
Part 1: Writing For A Cause | Part 2: The Power of Words



About The S.T.E.A.M. Powered Program

This short video offers highlights on the five women participating in the program over the 2015-16 school year.