VIRTUAL: Women in Astronomy With Astro Educator Michelle Nichols

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Women have played a part in astronomical discoveries for centuries—but many of their stories are overlooked or untold. We will explore advancements made by several ladies of science, as well as the hardships they had to overcome to be able to explore the universe.

About the presenter
Michelle Nichols is the Director of Public Observing at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Ill. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Astronomy and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She leads all of the Adler Planetarium's telescope, observatory, and public sky-observing initiatives and events. Ms. Nichols has served as an advisor for several children’s books, as well as the Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers series. Astronomy Lab for Kids is Michelle's first book as an author.


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