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Young Women in Science Part 1

Young scientists, CG Schultz and Jessica Mathews, two of the top winners at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair talk about their work and interview ASU ecologist Kiona Ogle. Pauline Davies hosts the show as Dr. Biology is exploring the Panama rainforest to bring back fun and exciting stories.

The event was sponsored by the Central Arizona Chapter of the Association for Women in Science.

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Topic Time
Intro 00:00
CG Schultz introduces her project. 00:29
Jessica Mathews introduces her project. 00:50
Introduce guest scientist Kiona Ogle. 02:11
How would you describe yourself as a ecologist? 02:29
What is an ecologist? 02:56
How does climate change affect plants and animals? 03:13
Do you know what species are going to go extent? 04:05
How can you preserve species that might go extinct? 04:38
Would you feel bad about changing the DNA of a species? 05:17
Why did you decide to study plants instead of animals? 05:49
Is the desert a good place to do your work? 06:21
Have you always been interested in being an ecologist? 06:55
What would you like to be Jessica? 07:34
Do you have any idea of what kind of mathematician you would like to be? 08:28
Interesting calculus problem dealing with time of death based on body temperature. 08:45
What do you think about the golf courses? 09:16
What would you like to be when you grow up? [CG] 08:01
Sign off 14:15

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Young Women in Science Part 1

Audio editor: Pauline Davies

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