Across the U.S., there is a monumental movement to increase the number of women in science related fields. A key to that movement is getting young women interested in their science courses.
This is something Jill Black, associate professor of geography at Missouri State University, understands.
For her efforts in this area, she was awarded the 2013 Science Teachers of Missouri Distinguished Service Award. This award, given by the Science Teachers of Missouri, recognizes teachers who have made a significant contribution to the field of science teaching.
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