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Join budding scientist Jina as she seeks her way out of the forest helped by some of history’s amazing female scientists and mathematicians. Digital-coder rapper Ada Lovelace, glamorous inventor Hedy Lamarr, and ‘radiating’ Marie Curie are amongst those empowering Jina with scientific gifts of curiosity, courage, creativity, persistence and open-mindedness, to help her get home and become the best scientist she can be!
From rap to musicals, mesmerising puppetry and humour, this online show featuring history’s super-STEM women will inspire and entertain everyone.
Running Time: 55 mins (no interval) | Suitable for all ages 8+
- Stellar quartet of shadow puppet astronomers Hypatia, Caroline Herschel, Mae Jemison, Wang Zhenyi;
- The search for Nelloptodes gretae (Greta Thunberg’s beetle) with entomologist Maria Sybilla Merian;
- Mathematician and computer scientist Ada Lovelace’s introduction to coding and algorithms through rap;
- Marie Curie’s atom patter song;
- Film star Hedy Lamarr, inventor of the origins of Bluetooth and GPS.
- Ruth Calkin, Nix Wood (puppeteers)
- Nadine Benjamin, Jessica Gillingwater, Abigail Kelly, Susan Moore (singers).
- Introducing Eloise Eisenberg and the I Can Sing! Children’s Chorus
- With the STEM Sisters Band directed by Jenny Gould
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