Many children in the 1960's, like the kindergartner pictured above, were born with phocomelia as a side effect of the drug thalidomide, resulting in the shortening or absence of limbs. (Photo by Leonard McCombe//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
is a publication by Science in Society, a Northwestern University research center for science outreach and public engagement.
Designed specifically for 3rd through 5th grade, Junior Science Club hopes to foster excitement, curiosity, and interest in science. Science in Society leads weekly afterschool programs where elementary school students gain skills and explore the world of science with the support of Northwestern mentor scientists.
These works were created by students in AP Studio Art at Evanston Township High School. Each student selected one of the winners of the 2016 Scientific Images Contest on which to base their work.... Read More