Here is a list of some of the coolest websites we’ve seen lately. You can find several more links by checking out other areas of the Engineer Girl site like Puzzles & Games . You’ll also find great links to resources such as contests, awards and youth and engineering organizations in the links section of Becoming an Engineer .
Have you ever wanted to learn how to program a computer? Let Alice show you how.
ASEE Engineering K12 Center
The site from the American Society of Engineering Education strives to identify and gather in one place the most effective engineering education resources available to the K-12 community.
Do you want to change the world? Check out this sight from The Girls, Math & Science Partnership. Their mission is to engage, educate, and embrace girls as architects of change.
Career Cornerstone Center
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an ever-expanding resource center for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and medicine.
Engineering Education Service Center
The Engineering Education Service Center is a great resource for finding links to camps, scholarships, competitions, schools and more.
FIRST Robotics Competition
The FIRST Robotics Competition is a national engineering contest for high school students in which student teams work with engineers from business and universities to brainstorm, design, construct and test their “champion robot.”
KEYs to Empowering Youth
KEYs to Empowering Youth is a science and technology mentoring program for 11-13 year old girls designed to provide them with the opportunity to meet and work with women studying and working in science and engineering. The KEYs program provides interactive, hands-on activities that stress the importance of engineering, science and technology and their impact on society.” Program offered
through the University of Maryland.
National Engineer’s Week
National Engineers Week is held each Febrary. This site has sections devoted to discovery or exploration of engineering, and one all about engineering for girls. The site also provides resources for volunteers, educators, students, and those with other interests such as media and projects.
NEWTON BBS Ask A Scientist Service
Have a question about the world you’re dying to ask? Ask a scientist your question or read the archives to see what other people want to know.
Society of Women Engineers
The K-12 Programs of this site has a listing of programs for young people divided up by girl scouts, boy scouts, and then by grade level; including college activities. The website also provides information on scholarships, professional development, and career building.
The Adventures of Josie True
Learn about math, science, and history and have fun at the same time. Join Josie on her mission through time and space to save her teacher Ms. Trombone.
The Futures Channel
Check out these short videos that highlight the innovative and exciting careers that are out there for people who want to apply the math, science and engineering they’re learning in school.
The Global Challenge
In the Global Challenge, teams of US high school students collaborate with international counterparts from October to May to address global climate change and compete for over $60,000 in awards!
TOYchallenge is a national toy design challenge for 5th-8th graders sponsored by Sally Ride Science. It is a chance for teams of imaginative kids to create a new toy or game and a great way to learn about science, engineering, and the design process!
USA.gov for SCIENCE
Looking for an internship or fellowship? Check out this great resource for all ages.
Woman of the Week (WoW) Blog
Every week this blog features a woman who has made a significant contribution to engineering and science. Read about how these women have made a difference.
Your Future – GirlsHealth.gov
Still wondering just what you really want to do with your future? Check out some great advice from GirlsHealth.