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Girls in STEM


  • CanTEEN was developed to help girls explore STEM careers. Take a challenge (such as creating your own urban garden), play games like "Click! Spy School" or learn more about real-life role models.
  • Engineer Girl: Why should you become an engineer? Let this website for middle school girls explain. Along with interviews, quizzes, fun facts and profiles, it has links to scores of engineering contests, clubs, programs and scholarships.
  • Engineer Your Life: Dream big and love what you do. This guide to engineering for high school girls is packed with profiles of inspiring women, great tips for college prep and helpful job tools.
  • For Girls in Science: Be what you want to be. Sponsored by L'Oréal, this site offers all kinds of STEM options, including a video blog, profiles of women in science, a list of summer camps and info about careers.
  • Girls Communicating Career Connections (GC3): Curious about a career in science or technology? This youth-produced media series for girls from undeserved groups has lots and lots of ideas to explore.
  • Girl Scouts STEM Program: Push your limits as you make the world a better place. To support STEM experiences, the Girl Scouts have developed three leadership journeys and a number of STEM proficiency badges.
  • Girls Who Code programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.  Offers training for volunteers to run computing clubs for girls.  Local club - Sand Creek High School.
  • SciGirls videos are great resources for the classroom. Each episode follows a different group of middle school girls who are designing and building STEM projects.
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Aspire: Aspire to be great. You'll find a huge variety of engineering resources on this site, including links to activities, competitions, camps and scholarships.
  • Women of NASA: Meet the women you want to be. This NASA site includes video interviews and biographies of NASA employees, as well as info on careers, events and outreach programs. Energy.gov has a sister site called Women@Energy.
 
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