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Published in 2018
"When they were growing up, six women couldn't have imagined that their lives would take them on a journey to NASA to work with the Hubble Space telescope. From astronaut to social media lead, from scientists to engineers, these featured """"Women of Hubble"""" overcame obstacles and persevered to...
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The series is designed to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals by spotlighting women, students, and leaders who are transforming the energy sector, from addresing the growing threat of climate change to advancing clean energy technologies like wind and solar. Here, middle and high...
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If you found the most amazing geological site and thought it should be conserved for all to see, for many years to come -- what could you do?This activity is a planning activity focused on conserving a site of geoscientific importance. Students will be able to: explain why a geological site is...
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The two categories of the AAAS Mentor Awards (Lifetime Mentor Award and Mentor Award) both honor individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers. These groups include:...
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Investigate how our view of the universe has changed over time and how the tools we use to study the universe have also change. Find out the latest research on overcoming student misconceptions related to cosmology and prepare them to comprehend our current understanding of the universe. Type of...
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Published in 2010
"Trying to build a device to measure how fast the wind is blowing in this SciGirls engineering activity. You may have heard a weather reporter warn, """"Wind gusts are up to 30 mph!"""" Scientists measure wind speed using a weather instrument called an anemometer, which relies on cups attached to...
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A new monthly video chat , streamed live in Spanish from the NASA Kennedy Space Center , promotes awareness of NASA's diverse career opportunities for minority populations and highlights Hispanic professionals as role models working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields....
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The Energy Department is committed to increasing the participation of women and girls in the energy sector and in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Color your own pictures of women in STEM, print a poster for Women's History Month, and read blog articles about women in...
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In the 1960s, the US was on an ambitious journey to the moon, and Katherine Johnson and her fellow human computers helped get NASA there. Bring the excitement of their story to your classroom with the NASA Modern Figures Toolkit. The toolkit is a collection of resources and educational activities...
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Gender equality has always been a core issue for the United Nations. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution not only to economic development of the world, but to progress across all the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development....
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Science is for women too! Share this list of books about famous and contemporary female scientists with the girls and young women in K-12 classrooms! Available from the LOC's Science Reference Services, the list presents books written in English within the past 20 years and offers titles appropriate...
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Through their accomplishments and dedication to their jobs, women at NASA serve as important role models to young women interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read career profiles, watch inspirational videos, and find trips to motivate...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2015
Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change? Kim Preshoff details why the answer,...
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"Women at NASA serve as role models to young women in their pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. The lithograph """"Women of Color: Pioneers and Innovators"""" features astronauts, pilots, mathematicians, and administrators -- past and present -- who make...
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"Essentially a """"female scientist"""" version of the popular card game Uno, this fun resource from luanagames.com introduces players to 44 remarkable women in science and offers inspiring role models for kids. Each card features an illustration of a female scientist and a brief summary of her...
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Welcome to Girlstart for Educators! This area was created to help you empower your students in STEM. Here you will find free Girlstart curriculum, STEM resources, effective messaging tips, collaboration opportunities, and more.
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The United States is the first nation to land on the moon and the nation which developed the polio vaccine and invented the light bulb. After decades of dominance in the scientific fields, American schools and universities must work to ensure this country remains competitive in the STEM fields....
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GEM is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.
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The teaching of astronomy in our colleges and high schools often sidesteps the contributions of cultures outside of Europe and the US mainstream. Few educators (formal or informal) receive much training in this area, and they therefore tend to stick to people and histories they know from their own...
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There is growing documentation of the challenges women have faced and are facing in having an equal role in astronomy. At the same time, women are attaining important positions throughout the astronomical community, including the presidency of the International Astronomical Union and the American...
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