Girls get an intro to careers in science, engineering
By Peter MacArthur

Updated Friday, February 22, 2013 - 12:27pm

DuPont and the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay are trying to get more girls to consider a career path in engineering and other science-related fields.

Girl Scout Councils from around the state and from Pennsylvania and Maryland are taking part in a day of fun and learning called Engineering Your Tomorrow.

Tara Condon-Tullier with DuPont says 150 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls will hopefully walk away with, not only a better understanding of science, but a passion for it.

"Engineering is really creative problem solving. You really get to in and change the way people think and bring science to life," says Condon-Tullier.

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The event happens 10am-3pm Saturday at Barley Mill Plaza. Among the activities the girls will take part in: Exploring chemical polymers and looking at protection in space for astronauts.

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