ERIC Number: ED295841
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Women and Physics. A Day in the Life Exclusive!
Institute of Physics, London (England).
Many feel that more female role models are needed in the physical sciences to encourage young women to consider careers in chemistry and physics. This publication contains 28 profiles of women with careers in physics. Each one is written to show how each woman would spend a workday and some of the activities in which she might participate. Careers represented include: astronomer; broadcaster and writer; diagnostic radiographer; environmental physicist; geophysicist; government scientist; information scientist; laser technologist; medical physicist; medical physics technician; meteorologist; optics consultant; patent agent; physics lecturer; physics teacher; product marketing engineer; flight systems technician; real-time computing scientist; research and development physicist; research director; sales/marketing manager; sales office assistant; satellite design engineer; school physics technician; scientific journalist; semiconductor technologist; senior civil servant; and television broadcast engineer. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Females, Foreign Countries, Occupations, Physics, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Vocational Education
Institute of Physics, 47 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QX, England.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Institute of Physics, London (England).
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