Nine months ago, I asked LEGO to make more female scientists. As a start, I cobbled together a few from spare parts at home: arachnologist, chiropterist, herpetologist, ichthyologist and ornithologist. Click through to check them out. I made them with my 10-year old son.
I never thought they’d make a chiropterist. But, now, they indeed they are making an astronomer, a chemist, and a paleontologist!
They are calling this set the LEGO Research Institute. Which is a great name, because it has nothing to do with the gender of the scientists at all.
When girls are soon playing with these LEGOs, I imagine some of them will be singing this:
Thanks to Romi Burks for the heads up on the news.