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Girls and Science

The Girls and Science collection contains basic, foundational resources for girls in science, including TV, apps, music, and books that are specifically selected with the aesthetic that appeals to girls.
A Collection By Jen Stancil
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Girls and Science
  • Jen Stancil says:
    Beginning as book series, I Was Wondering now features games and a website from the National Academies of Sciences focused on women and girls. These resources are best for studying science in 3rd grade through Middle School.
  • Jen Stancil says:
    Here Comes Science is a Music CD of singable songs and video on science for upper Elementary and Middle school students. The CD is written and performed by the group They Might Be Giants. Start tapping your toes as this is an adult and child favorite to learn science concepts.
  • usnews.com
    usnews.com

    Why should we take special action to help foster girls interest in science?

    10 minute read
    Jen Stancil says:
    Another article to provide context to the issues around girls and STEM and why we all need to play a role in making STEM equitable for everyone.
  • news.nationalgeographic.com
    news.nationalgeographic.com

    Why It's Crucial to Get More Women Into Science

    15 minute read
    Jen Stancil says:
    This article, provided by National Geographic, not only provides helpful graphics on the topic of girls and women in STEM but does so with a lens on academic research and how more women increase the diversity of ideas in science.
  • cnn.com
    cnn.com

    An overview of engineering and higher education

    15 minute read
    Jen Stancil says:
    Why are so few of our students turning to engineering? Are we building a system, especially in higher education, that deters engineers?
  • Tinybop

    Website
    tinybop.com
    tinybop.com
    Jen Stancil says:
    Award-winning apps by Tiny Bop are powerful and feature very life like, responsive graphics. My favorite is the app about the Human Body but also try Homes, Robots, and Simple Machines. These apps offer unlimited play, problem solving and a sophisticated graphic design detail and are ideal for first grade and up.
  • Jen Stancil says:
    A unique app featuring nonverbal exploration of the periodic table and chemistry for first grade and up. Explore other Toca Boca app creations and see what else you can find!
  • Jen Stancil says:
    Basher Science offers a book series on Earth Science, Chemistry, Astronomy and More, with posters in each book. Games and downloadable activities can be found on their website for 8 years old and up.
  • Jen Stancil says:
    Website for wonders of the the day and a free "online" summer camp that works well for both family STEM learning and in classrooms. Common Core aligned for Kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • SciStarter

    Website
    scistarter.com
    scistarter.com
    Jen Stancil says:
    SciStarter is a collection of citizen science projects to participate in year round for Elementary to College students. SciStarter offers projects featuring actual data collection from citizens feeding into university level research! SciStarter is Common Core Alligned and has a searchable index.
  • Jen Stancil says:
    Sci Girls is an Emmy-winning TV show, website, and game portal with projects for girls from third grade to seventh grade. Have students create their own profile and join the community online.
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