Breaking the glass ceiling for women scientists

Students watch a science experiment
Students crowd around a machine that sucks air out of a cylinder and creates a vacuum. Here, a bag of shaving cream is about to explode. The kids are taking part in a weeklong program at Ft. Snelling called STARBASE.
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