Recently I have taken a (binge)terest in the series Bones, where a strong cast of women have the roles of "squints"- super brainy and highly credible, kick-butt female scientists. This is a great example and model for many gifted females that are pressured to underachieve or develop academic insecurities due to societal injustices. I think this year I would like to find some really positive television shows and pop-culture female figures to maintain relevance for my students (that some…
The Lovely Bones (2009) When 14-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death -- and as her killer prepares to strike again. Torn between vengeance and healing, Susie's loved ones are forever changed. Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz star in Peter Jackson's adaptation of Alice Sebold's riveting, best-selling novel; Susan Sarandon and Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci co-star.
Bones Inspiration Kathy Reichs Writes Episode 5.20 The Witch in the Wardrobe
F.B.I. Agent Seeley Booth is teamed up with forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan to solve some of the most baffling and bizarre crimes ever. Booth depends on clues from the living, witnesses and suspects, while Read more at http://www.iwatchonline.to/episode/1276-bones-s09e07#A1HdhplBXEK5VReD.99