Blue Hill Observatory -- located in Milton, Massachusetts -- began the Women in Natural Science
program in 1997,
selecting students and teachers from a number of Boston area schools.
Funded through the Anna B. Stearns Foundation, WINS encourages adolescent
girls to continue their educations in science and math through workshops,
field trips, and hands-on investigations.
"THE POWER OF THE TOWER!"
WINS girls have
visited television station newsrooms in Boston, the Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institute in Falmouth, the Mt. Washington Observatory in New Hampshire, the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket Island,