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Created by Science4Girls Last updated 3/9/2014
This list includes NASA education products that cover broad science topics, as well as useful information on engaging girls and their families in STEM
- HTE is now in its third year as a NASA Science4Girls partner! This series of visual presentations illustrates common physics principles across vastly different scales, using human-scale photographs, earth science and astrophysics imagery. The products look at such topics as shadows, wind, bow waves and collisionally-excited gas. The intent is to show how familiar processes on Earth are connected to more exotic and less well-known phenomena across the Universe. These laws apply here (in daily life), there (around Earth and the Solar System), and everywhere (throughout the cosmos). The poster set is part of the Here, There, Everywhere (HTE) collection.Benchmarks: 1A/H1
- The SciGirls approach - for the TV show, website, and educational materials - is rooted in research about how to engage girls in STEM. A quarter of a century of studies have converged on a set of common strategies that work, and these have become SciGirls' foundation. SciGirls Seven recommends seven best practices. You can find out more about them and tips for how to implement them in your NASA Science4Girls events from the SciGirls website.
- The 9-session NASA Family Science Night program invites middle school children and their families to discover the wide variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics being performed at NASA and in everyday life. Family Science Night programs explore various themes on the Sun, the Moon, the Stars, and the Universe through fun, hands-on activities, including at-home experiments. Information about Family Science Night implementation and support resources, including the facilitator's guide, are available by registering on the Family Science Night Facilitators website (see RelatedBenchmarks: 4A/H2cd, 4B/M5, 4B/M12, 4B/H3, 4F/M5, 4F/M8, 11B/E4, 11B/M1, 12C/P3, 12C/M5, 12D/P1, 12D/E5, 12D/M1
- A collection of publications summarizing research focused on what works to engage and support girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), from The National Girls Collaborative Project.
- A practice guide for educators that includes specific recommendations for encouraging girls in the fields of math and science.