Explore UAB

There are so many awesome science and engineering websites on the internet!  Check out these sites that we thought were some of the coolest: 
  • Mastersindatascience.org - This website has an awesome list of STEM links for kids of all ages and with all types of interests! Other pages on the site have lots of great resources and information on pursuing education and careers in the data science field.
  • www.edheads.org - This website lets you do really neat interactive activities such as investigate a crash scene, predict the weather, and perform virtual surgery!  If you are interested in being a doctor or other healthcare professional, there are many activities that are related to medicine.
  • www.weatherwizkids.com - For anyone interested in weather!  You can read all about tornadoes, hurricanes, and lightening.
  • http://www.improvenet.com/a/become-a-storm-spotter-from-home: This awesome site gives you tips on how to become a STORM SPOTTER- which is just as cool as it sounds. The website has a great list of resources that tell you how real meteriologists do their work. 
  • http://www.discoverengineering.org/ - This engineering website has information about many different types of engineering.  It also has an awesome video about how engineers who are skateboarders are designing injury-reducing soles for skateboarding shoes.  If you are really interested in skateboarding, you might also like http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/ where the physics of skateboarding are explained.
  • http://www.exploratorium.edu/ - A museum website that has information on many different types of science subjects.  The website is huge so take some time to explore!
  • https://www.discoverdatascience.org/ The website provides overview of the challenges women can face in STEM fields, outlines reasons women should pursue a STEM related career, and provides tips on how to encourage girls at an early age to follow their passion.
  • https://www.discoverdatascience.org/resources/guide-for-women-in-stem/Here you can find many links to pre-college programs available for women followed by a listing of over 30 scholarship options available to women pursuing STEM related degrees.
  • http://www.iwaswondering.org - A website devoted to exploring women's adventures in science.  Learn about the lives of female scientists who do everything from solve crimes using human bones to design interactive robots!
  • http://www.sciencebuddies.org/ - This website is a great source for science projects. There is everything from science fair ideas to fun experiments to do in the kitchen on a lazy afternoon. 
  • http://www.whizkidsrobotics.com/the-ultimate-stem-educational-resource-guide-for-girls/- Here is another website listing some awesome resources to fuel a STEM-filled adventure. They even have a list of programs that girls can get involved in. 
  • https://creditcritics.com/review-stem/ This is a guide for STEM no matter what age you are at!  
  • http://ithare.com/tips-for-getting-girls-involved-in-stem- Great website for teachers/parents to help get girls interested in STEM! 
  • https://bit.ly/2PBr22D-This film is called Spark: Stories of young women encountering greatness and was created for International Day of the Girl 2018! It is a very inspirational video and I hope you all enjoy!

It's never to early to start thinking about college- or even beyond! Here are some great links to check out:

Interested in other STEM opportunities? Check out some local events around Birmingham: 
**Know of any other awesome science or engineering websites?  Let us know at girlsinscienceday@gmail.com