“While women make up 57% of the workforce, only 26% hold computing jobs (NCWIT). This guide was made to spread awareness of the issue, and of the resources available. For those who ignore the gap, it covers challenges women face in the industry–backed by sources and hard numbers. For women looking to get into tech it lists common positions, position requirements, and average salaries. It also lists training resources for women in technology.” View: A Guide for Women to Break Into Information Technology, here. (US website – company originating in Tel Aviv, Israel, with sites around the world).
11 February 2021 – International Women & Girls in Science Day (This link still goes to information)
STEM and STEAM: A Guide for Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities (Link provided by Noah Vosa, Outreach Coordinator, Grantham University, US)
A guide explaining STEM and STEAM associated education and career opportunities, average earnings, representation and disparities in diversity, and inclusive strategies for various age groups.
Baylor’s EdD online – STEM
Baylor’s EdD online in Learning and Organizational Change. How to Identify Effective STEM Activities for Children (US based).
Jim Baker’s Online Learning
An eclectic science site, full of useful links, information, and demonstrations, provided by experienced Science and Chemistry Teacher, Jim Baker. more…
You can also read Jim’s blog here.
A collection of classroom tested ideas, suggestions, projects, and experiments, put together by Bruce Yeany:
Tips for Getting Girls Involved in STEM
Encouraging females to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This website was kindly suggested by Alyssa.
BBC Podcasts & Downloads – Elements
A close look at chemical elements. (I like the podcast on Lead).
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Coalition works to support STEM programs for teachers and students at the US Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies that offer STEM related programs.
The Exploratorium is an eye-opening, playful place – in San Francisco and online – to explore how the world works.
The science of cooking
Enhance your science teaching and get your pupils thinking like scientists!
A video lesson about every single element on the periodic table – Created by the Periodic Videos team using the TED-Ed platform.
The hobby website of Ian Fieggen
(also known as “Professor Shoelace”). (Australian based).
Open and go lessons that inspire kids to love science. (US based).
Planet Four, a citizen science project designed to help planetary scientists identify and measure features on the surface of Mars. Help explore the surface of Mars.
Steve Way visits schools to offer creative writing workshops, particularly aimed at “reluctant writers”, of all ages, along with presentations of his maths-based and science-based stories, sketches and poems.
A History of Women in Science (Link provided by Kelly from Seattle, WA)
Unfortunately this link is no longer publicly accessible
Science shapes all aspects of the world as it is today, from technology to advancements in health and medicine. When people think of these advancements and the scientists behind them, it is generally the efforts of men that come to mind. Women have also contributed significantly to the world of science (continue reading on the website)
Ultimate Leadership Guide for Women In Edtech
A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs in Edtech: Driving the Future of Female Leadership in Technology. Read more here (US Site)