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Science and Technology Hobbies

On the exclusiveness of STEM study, and the second opportunity to enjoy science through hobbies.

Growing up, some of us might have felt excluded from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) studies.

Girls and women are systematically tracked away from science and math throughout their education, limiting their access, preparation and opportunities to go into these fields as adults.

The STEM Gap: Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – AAUW : Empowering Women Since 1881

Moreover, STEM study is usually catered to the analytically inclined, while, creativity, innovation, and abstract thinking are crucial for the sciences.

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Hobbies can be our second chance to have fun with science.

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