Many influences in our modern life keep girls away from scientific subjects. Their aunts give them dolls rather than Mechano sets. Their schools prescribe dancing or cooking rather than rock study or shop work. Yet even if they did want physics, they would scarcely be able to get into physics classes in today's high schools. So said fifty teachers, principals, school superintendents, counselors, and scientists who took part in a one‐day discussion on “Physics Education for Secondary‐School Girls” which was held last May under the auspices of the Washington, D.C. Joint Board on Science Education at Immaculata High School and Junior College.

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