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Upcycling Crafts with Jars // Jam Jar Salt and Pepper Shakers How-To

mini jam jars as portable salt and pepper dispensers. Martha Stewart Living, July 2011 Place a piece of clear tape over a lid, and use a marker to create a pattern of holes. With a pushpin, pierce the lid at each mark. Remove tape, and head to the picnic.

(1842-1911) Environmentalist Ellen Swallow Richards introduced the word ecology to the United States in 1892. She was the first woman admitted to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Richards worked as an instructor in chemistry and mineralogy in the Women's Laboratory until it closed in 1883.  Richards analyzed water and sewage systems for the Massachusetts Board of Health. Richards viewed improvements in scientific education as a key to the progress of women and the country.

This Day in Water History anniversary of birth of Ellen Swallow Richards. Authors and scholars have called her the founder of ecology, the first female environmental engineer, and the founder of home economics.