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for Coastwatch Vol. 18 Issue 3, March 1991
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There has been a decline of people going into science careers or even earning advanced science degrees. More effort is now being put into getting women and minorities interested in science.
New efforts are being made to help minorities get engaged in science and succeed. Special programs as well as understanding teachers could be the key to getting minorities into science.
Women starting scientific careers has been uncommon. Some think this may be because girls are not encouraged to take risks, which is a requirement for science. If you are not willing to make mistakes, you can’t experiment.