"You Can Be a Woman Chemist" by Patricia Moore and Judith Love Cohen, portrays the adventure in learning what things are made of and how they are put together; and learning why a saucepan overflows when it is boiling or why does popcorn pop. The world of chemical reactions, from those that cause cakes to rise to those that power rocket engines, is a fascinating world that has intrigued many students. Patricia has spent her career at Dow Corning helping create some of the miracles of modern science. We can see her carefully measuring, mixing and heating compounds in her exotic laboratory and creating the next generation of wonders, her contribution to the future.
This book is one of a series that emphasizes the value of science and mathematical studies by depicting real people whose careers provide inspirational role models.