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Women in Science and Engineering Day Camp
In partnership with Cape Breton University and IslandWISE, Parks Canada would like to invite girls aged 11-14 to participate in a fun day of learning all about Mabel Bell and experiencing hands-on STEM activities.
Where: Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, NS
When: Tuesday, July 12, 9AM – 4:30PM
Did you know that Canada’s first human flight may not have happened without Mabel Bell?!
Not only did Mabel recruit young engineers to collaborate with her husband, Alexander Graham Bell, but she also financed many of their experiments.
This event is free although pre-registration is required.
Email: [email protected] for more information
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