Lab4U’sLab4Physics lets students turn their smartphone into a sensor for physics experiments. This iOSapp uses the accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers built into smartphones to measure, graph, and analyze physical properties and their changes. Students and teachers can then export the data. Lab4U’s Teacher Portal includes documents created by scientists and science educators who are using Lab4Physics to explore the world around them. The information is intended to help teachers get started experimenting with their students using the app. Cost: Free
Formed in 2014, Latina Girls Code (LGC) was created to fill the diversity gap between girls aged 7–17 who are interested in technology. The program provides mentors, access to hardware and digital tools, as well as internships through various programs and events throughout the year.
The Mexican American Engineering Society (MAES) is the foremost Latino organization for the development of STEM leaders in the academic, executive, and technical communities. MAES was founded in Los Angeles in 1974 to increase the number of Mexican Americans and other Hispanics in the technical and scientific fields.