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Barbie teams with Virgin Atlantic to encourage girls into careers in aviation

Mattel and Barbie UK have teamed up with the talents at Virgin Atlantic to showcase to and encourage girls into the variety of careers within STEM and aviation through the launch of three one-of-a-kind dolls: pilot, engineer and cabin crew. Current statistics from the Women’s Engineering Society indicate that only …

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Mattel partners with the European Space Agency for Samantha Cristoforetti astronaut Barbie

Mattel has created a new Barbie in the likeness of the European Space Agency’s only active woman astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, as part of the company’s own mission to encourage young girls into STEM subjects. The collaboration with ESA is part of Mattel’s aim to bridge the Dream Gap, a campaign …

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Monkey CoCo is launching a subscription box service for STEM toys

The team of toy developers at Monkey CoCo are putting an educational slant on the subscription box service trend, tapping into the growing STEM toy market by delivering new learning toys to members each month. The service will provide subscribers with a different kit each month, each with a focus …

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Celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table in this superhero card game

The matter that this year marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table would have, astonishingly, passed many of us by. That’s not the case, however, for card game designer and science-nut, Richard Cope who is marking the occasion with his newest invention; a game designed to teach children about …

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