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College of Science and Engineering

Resources for SEYH Students and Parents

Students

Kazoo Magazine
Quarterly magazine for girls ages 5 to 10
http://kazoomagazine.com/

Human Anatomy
http://www.physicaltherapists.com/articles/human-anatomy-by-physicaltherapists.html

Newton's Laws of Motion - Auto Physics!
The Auto Insurance Center teaches Newton's Laws of Motion as they apply to automobiles.
http://www.autoinsurancecenter.com/newtons-laws-of-motion-learn-about-auto-physics.htm

Design Squad
Design Squad is a PBS reality television show where teens between the ages 15 and 19 design whimsical machines in order to win an Intel college scholarship worth $10,000.
http://pbskids.org/designsquad/  

Nerd Girls
Encouraging young women to pursue engineering and science
http://www.nerdgirls.org/Nerd_Girls_Site_Selection_Page.html

CanTEEN
CanTEEN is designed to get young people excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and includes sections for students, teachers, and parents.
http://canteengirl.org/

Science News for Kids
A web site devoted to science news for children of ages 9 to 14. They offer timely items of interest, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, Web resources, and other useful materials.
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/  

Discovery Kids
Fun games and interactivities
http://kids.discovery.com/games/

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Explore the world of biology!
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/forkids/  

NASA's Planetary Photojournal
Searchable photos of our solar system
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/

Math Forum
Math puzzles, math help, math problems, math support
http://www.mathforum.org/  

How Stuff Works
Fun explanations about how stuff works, ranging from the human body to technology
http://www.howstuffworks.com/


Library of Exploring Science Resources

Links to many science sites
http://www.madsci.org/libs/libs.html  

Science Fair Project Research Guide
http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/

Science Project Ideas
One of the most interesting and educational aspects of school is learning different concepts and ideas through trying them. This web site lists top scienceprojects forelementary and middle school aged children.
http://polymer-search.com/top-science-project-ideas.html

Exploratorium:
A science museum in San Francisco, California which has fun activities on their website!
http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/index.html

ScienceNet
Toronto Public Library science resource center. Lots of cool facts and information!
http://scienceclub.org/

The Why? Files
Science behind the news
http://whyfiles.org/

New Moon Girls Online
Online community and magazine by girls, for girls where girls create and share poetry, artwork, videos, chat together, and learn.
http://www.newmoon.com/

Role Models

Contributions of 20th-Century Women to Physics
http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/  

Women of NASA
http://women.nasa.gov/ 

Organizations

Girls Inc.

Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
http://www.girlsinc.org/

Girl Scouts For Girls
http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/  

Association for Women in Science
http://www.awis.org/  

Society of Women Engineers
http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/

Parents

National Coalition of Girls Schools
http://www.ncgs.org/

The Girl Solution
A gender equity toolkit to help educators, mentors and parents build better relationships between girls and science by providing a toolkit full of innovative resources, ranging from trading cards and posters to electronic homework assignments and research.
http://www.braincake.org/toolkit/GSHome.html  

Stem Careers
http://stemcareer.com/parents/

Camps

Pacific Science Center camps
http://www.pacsci.org/camps_workshops/

Sally Ride Science Camps
Innovative, hands-on science camps for 6th-9th grade girls
http://www.sallyridecamps.com/

Space Camp
Astronaut training for kids over 9 years old
http://www.spacecamp.com/