Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 17

Dolls in trees

Credit: Martin Kane, The Evergreen State College

To many young girls, Barbie is as American as apple pie. Creative ecologist Nalini Nadkarni at the University of Utah uses this iconic symbol to engage girls in science – Treetop Barbie. Nadkarni, who studies the forest canopy, recruited volunteers to help her make a doll dressed for serious scientific study. Treetop Barbie fits in …

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