The FabFems directory is a national database of women in STEM professions who are inspiring role models for young women and girls. The directory is accessible to young women, programs serving girls, and other organizations working to increase career awareness and interest in STEM. If a role model is willing to be contacted, students will see a green contact button below the person’s profile picture. Teachers can explore the directory with FabFem’s interactive “Our Reach” map. The Resources page provides information about facilitating the role-model experiences.
NASA Wavelength is a digital collection of earth and space science resources for educators of all levels—from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. In one activity, designed for grades 3–5, students examine line plots of NASA data and see that the Sun heats up land, air, and water.
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow, the ultimate STEM contest for sixth- through twelfth-grade public schools, is celebrating 10 years of helping educators teach STEM while tackling local community issues and winning technology for their school. To celebrate, Samsung is giving away up to $3 million in prizes and selecting more winners than ever before. Take a few minutes and submit your application to participate today.
The National Science Foundation STEM Guitar Project hosts free weeklong workshops for high school and college educators across the country. Mark French, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University, had the idea to use guitars and music to spark interest in STEM.