PAOC Spotlights

Women in Science Conference

Wed June 22nd, 2011

Last Saturday, senior lecturer, Lodovica Illari, attended the annual Women in Science Conference at Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA. 

During a day of motivational presentations and interactive workshops geared to girls in grades 6-8, around 100 students had the opportunity to learn about and explore career options in the fields of science, math and technology. Dr. Illari presented several Weather in a Tank experiments using a portable turntable to demonstrate the controlling effect of rotation on weather.