Internet for Girls: World Wide Web Resource List
This list contains resources in mathematics and science, parent
resources, teacher resources, and sites created especially for
women and girls. The list is a representative sampling of what is
available on the World Wide Web. New resources and web sites are
bring added continually, and updated on an almost daily basis in
many cases. Please let me know if you encounter an out-of-date link.
Please let me know if you know of resources I need to include. Thank You!
Animals, Animals, Animals!
American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Zoos and Aquariums of AZA
Official site of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association and
its Member Institutions. The site provides information about the many
zoos and aquariums of the AZA throughout North America, and their many
Zoological Society of San Diego
San Diego Zoo
The Zoological Society of San Diego is a private, nonprofit
organization, dedicated to increasing understanding and appreciation for
the inherent worth of all life-forms and promoting conservation of the
Earth's wildlife. Each year more than 4.5 million individuals visit the
Zoo and Park to enjoy the beauty, rarity, and diversity of its
Back online after a long absence, Zoonet is a terrifc resource.
In late 1994 Jim Henley created ZooNet with the primary purpose of making
Zoos, first in the USA, then World Wide, available through the World Wide
Web (WWW). "As a father, educator and Net Surfer I saw a need to aid
Parents and Educators in helping them locate information for their
children and students on the WWW, in my case I zeroed in on Zoos. If you
are a Net Surfer yourself you know how difficult and time consuming
locating topics on the WWW can be. ZooNet is an attempt to provide a
single point of entry to ALL ZOOS EVERYWHERE." -- Jim Henley
Art on the Internet
Examples and ideas for integrating the Internet into art
ArtsEdge, supported by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
and various government grants, is a collection of resources that can be
used in K-12 art education. Its online newsletter offers examples and
ideas about how the Internet can be integrated into the art curriculum.
This Web site links to the Information Gallery, a gopher filled with arts
and education research and resources. ArtsEdge also offers the K12ArtsEd
listserv to encourage discussion about using the arts in all aspects of
K-12 education. ArtsEdge is maintained by Janice Abrahams of the
Clearinghouse for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval.
Cocoons of gas and dust
Credit: Jeff Hester and Paul Scowen (Arizona State University), and
Earth & Sky
Earth and Sky
Thanks to a major grant by the National Science Foundation, the award winning
"Earth & Sky" radio program, broadcast on over 500 in the United States
and Canada, is now available to you and your students via the Internet!
Earth & Sky presents natural science in a way that is fun, interesting and
easy-to-understand. Each Earth & Sky program consists of a two-minute
report on astronomy, physics, chemistry and other scientific topics. And
while Earth & Sky is entertaining, it takes science seriously.
Earth & Sky has several services of interest to K-12 educators.
Earth & Sky also "broadcasts" on the
World Wide Web. Now a listener can visit Earth & Sky twenty-four hours a
day to read today's show, ask Earth & Sky a question, or instantly hear a
Earth & Sky distributes free classroom posters. These colorful posters
teach students in grades K-12 how to make their own science radio shows
and give details on the "Second Annual Earth & Sky Young Producers
Contest." This contest is designed to encourage young
people to have fun while learning about science and communication.
Earth & Sky is also joining forces with the Astronomical Society of the
Pacific to distribute "Earth in the Classroom", a sister publication to
the existing "Universe in the Classroom" series. These informational
booklets are available free of charge to teachers. They contain articles
on current topics in Earth science and astronomy, as well as recommended
"Expanding Universe: a classified search tool for amateur astronomy"
is a web site that references other astronomy web sites according to the
Dewey Decimal System. The site provides a good reference source to many
other astronomy-related sites on the Web. The site is intended for ameteur
astronomers and was created by librarians at the Metro Toronto Reference
Library. The idea is to group linked astronomy sites according to the
Dewey classification, which allows you to browse them as you would books
on a library shelf.
NASA Quest is dedicated to bringing NASA people and science to classrooms through the
internet. Space Team Online, Aerospace Team Online, Solar System Online, and Deep Space
Online. NASA Quest is the ultimate resource for educators and kids interested in meeting
and learning about NASA people and space science. These NASA Quest projects allow students
to share in the excitement of NASA's authentic scientific and engineering pursuits like
flying the shuttle and International Space Station, exploring distant planets with amazing
spacecraft, and aeronautics/airplane research. The focus of these projects is the
enthusiastic people of NASA; we hope students will finish the project feeling like they've
met these interesting folks through chats, e-mail Q&A and live webcasts (audio/video
Students for the Exploration and Development of
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona,Tucson
SEDS is an independent, student-based organization which promotes
the exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this
mission by educating people about the benefits of space, by
supporting a network of interested students, by providing an
opportunity for members to develop their leadership skills, and
inspiring people through our involvement in space-related
projects. SEDS believes in a space-faring civilization and that
focusing the enthusiasm of young people is the key to our future
How's the Weather on Mars?
Mars Today, created by Howard Houben of the Mars Global Circulation Model
group, is a poster produced daily by the Center for Mars Exploration at
NASA's Ames Research Center. The poster depicts current conditions on Mars
and its relationship to Earth in four panels.
Women in Astronomy
Women in Astronomy
Links to women astronomer's home pages, a history of women in astronomy
and astrophysics, and links to other web sites of interest.
Butterflies (hey, butterflies! They're cool bugs!!)
A World Full of Butterflies
I just had to include this one - it was so gorgeous!!!
** BUTTERFLY GARDENING ** RAISING BUTTERFLIES **
** EDUCATION ** CONSERVATION **
Adventures in Supercomputing
During the past four years, The Department of Energy's K-12 Adventures in
Supercomputing (AiS) program has introduced high performance computing
methodology to diverse populations of high school students in order to
cultivate their interest in mathematics, science and computing. The
program currently encompasses 69 high schools in five states: Alabama
through the Unversity of Alabama -- Huntsville, Colorado through Colorado
State University, Iowa through Ames Laboratory, New Mexico through Sandia
National Laboratories -- Albuquerque and Tennessee through Oak Ridge
The Association for Computing Machinery
ACM (founded 1947) is an international scientific and educational
organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and
application of information technology, serving both professional and
public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by
promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.
Students in ACM produce the
Women and Computer Science
Women and Computer Science
Some interesting articles on the trials and tribulations of women
in the field of computing.
Women and Computing
Links high school, undergraduate, graduate, and faculty women in computer
science. Sponsored by Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.
Women in Engineering
The Women in Engineering Organization
WIEO.org was created because the field of engineering needs more women who can bring innovative ideas to
the industry. Hundreds of colleges, organizations, and businesses have created programs, workshops, and
conferences to increase the number of women in the field; yet, all this valuable information is scattered and
lost on various and mostly incomplete web sites. There was a need for a unifying resource where people can go
to find out more about women in engineering and programs in their area and across the country. Tufts University,
WEpan, and SWE, sponsored by a grant from GE Fund, have created this resource.
Listing of Educational Publishers
PEP's Registry of Educational Software Companies
A comprehensive listing of educational software publishers with links to
their web sites where available.
The PEP Registry is a comprehensive listing of Educational Software
Companies, with direct links to their sites. It does not necessarily imply
endorsement of a product or company.
SuperKids Educational Software Reviews
The Parents and Teachers Guide to Childrens' Educational Software
....Children's software reviews based on objective analyses by parents,
teachers and kids
....Advice that will improve your child's education
A fairly new site on the WWW - just for girls....
About Her Interactive (tm)
Our mission is to create a multimedia world for young women - a world
inhabited by savvy girls with Sure-She-Can (tm) attitudes. By providing
entertainment, education, information, and a comprehensive on-line service
using state-of-the art technologies, Her Interactive (tm) will inspire
girls to explore the wonders and power of computers.
Our motto is Sure She Can! (tm)
Her Interactive (tm) was founded to bring girls and computing together. We
launched our venture with a game called McKenzie & Co. in 1995, because we
believe girls have a right to use their computers for pure fun, as boys
have been doing for years. At the same time, we hope that games will
encourage girls to explore other possibilities and powers of technology.
Purple Moon Software
Purple Moon publishes software designed to providing meaningful
entertainment experiences for girls, initially ages 8-12.
Purple Moon's two product series - Rockett and Secret Paths - get to the
heart of what girls define as "adventures" by facilitating shared
experiences, such as meeting new friends, developing relationships, and
enjoying new experiences together. Equally important, these series reflect
Purple Moon's discovery that there are two sides to every girl - the
social and private sides of her personality.
ASCE Women in Civil Engineering On'line Guide
The Whole Frog Project
Whole Frog project
The U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey
Best information on maps and geology around.
The USGS Learning Web
The USGS Learning Web
The U.S. Geological Survey presents The Learning Web a portion of the USGS
web dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning.
Women in Canadian History
Women in Canadian
An excellent resource on the roles women have played in Canadian History
This page is intended to be used as a resource for students, teachers,
history buffs and net surfers alike.
Women in Aviation History
History of Female Pilots in Aviation
From 1942 to 1944, the Army Air Forces trained 1,830 WASP's--Women
Airforce Service Pilots-culled from 25,000 applicants. Only 1,074 earned
wings. They were civilians, temporarily Civil Service, until the promised
military status came through. Jacqueline Cochran, who became the first
woman to break the sound barrier, was their director. They would ferry
planes and tow gunnery targets in all kinds of weather to free men for
combat overseas. By the time they were disbanded on Dec. 20, 1944, 38 of
the WASP's had died in airplane crashes.
These women and others are recounted in the stories of the ninety-nines
and other women throughout aviation history.
The Hay.net: A
comprehensive list of almost all the horse sites on the 'net
And you thought there wasn't much horse information on the web! This is a
good place to start your search for more information, as these are large,
all-encompassing sites. Some are just links to other links, a la the
Hay.net. This site includes links to children's, breed and holistic
information, as well as to the multilingual dictionary for horse
At Horse Country you'll find Horse History, Science, Stories, A Riders
Library, Sounds and Images, Barn Smells, Associations and much more. Horse
Country is also home to the Junior Riders Mailing Digest, Horse Owners
Club for Kids and International Pen Pal List for horse lovers. These web
pages, text, fiction, gifs and jpegs are original works by Kristine
Carroll unless otherwise credited.
Horse Country's Cyberbarns
Two Dream Stable Fantasy Digests and Web Game
HOCK and MANE Mailing Digests and web pages are a place for real kids to
play a fantasy, dream
stable game. It sounds real because these kids are very good at it! but
what's listed on the HOCK
and MANE web pages are all just pretend!
Art and Geometry
What Children Can Learn about Art and Geometry
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Welcome to the web page for biographies of women in mathematics. These
pages are part of an on-going project by students in mathematics classes
at Agnes Scott College to illustrate the numerous contributions by women
to the field of mathematics. Our goal is for this list to continue to
expand, and for more biographies to be completed. At the moment there are
not many biographies finished, but there are many brief comments on the
women mathematicians and some photos.
University of Toronto Mathematics Network
The Network is designed to encourage high school students to actively
participate in doing mathematics, providing cooperative, competitive,
interesting, and interactive projects, as well as more traditional
problems and other quality resource material.
The Network is also intended to promote communication (and mathematical
discussions) between schools, math clubs, and the university, and to
establish a connection from the high-school mathematical experience to
mathematics at the university level and beyond.
High schools and math clubs are encouraged to participate in the Network:
exploring the interactive projects, discussing mathematical concepts,
entering competitions, and sharing news and ideas.
The Geometry Center
The Geometry Center
The Geometry Center is a mathematics research and education center at the
University of Minnesota. It is funded by the National Science Foundation
as part of the Science and Technology Center program. The Center has a
unified mathematics computing environment supporting math and computer
science research, mathematical visualization, software development,
application development, video animation production, and K-16 math
The Math Forum
The Math Forum
K-12 students who have a math problem or simply want to talk to someone who
loves math can contact Dr. Math (actually a group of math students and
professors at Swarthmore College). Ask Dr. Math is part of the Math Forum, a
program of the National Science Foundation.
Claremont High School
Claremont High School was the first school in California with its own
Web server, and continues to experiment with it, providing links to other
educational information servers, and home pages for its own students and
staff. A subdirectory displays reports tables and a QuickTime movie of a
math and computing project done by the school's "Knot Dudes," which was
funded in part by the National Science Foundation and SuperQuest,
How to convert between metric and U.S. units
Common Weights and Measures
Common Weights and Measures, maintained by the University of California,
Berkeley, offers information about mathematical notation, the metric system,
and converting between metric and U.S. units. If you need to determine the
number of square feet or hectares in an acre, look no further.
Animations and answers from computing experts
CSC Mathematical Topics
The Center for Scientific Computing (CSC), the Finnish national
supercomputer center, includes a page of math-related materials,
including animations. You may also contact specialists in math at the center.
Abstracts point to math, science materials
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and based at Ohio State
University, the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse is designed to improve
access to resources for K-12 mathematics and science teachers in the
United States. It offers a catalog containing abstracts of lesson plans,
teaching modules, interactive resources, videotapes, software, and other
teaching aids. Some of these items are posted online; others are available
through libraries or commercially. The clearinghouse also sponsors a
discussion group for teachers and offers links to other educational servers.
Entertainment for math lovers
Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry, University of Minnesota Geometry Center
This series of interactive games lets math enthusiasts explore the effects
of negatively curved space in a pinball-style game, and try out other
activities. The page is compiled by the University of Minnesota's Geometry
Center, which develops, supports, and promotes computational tools for
visualizing geometric structures as part of its research for the
National Science Foundation. The interactive software can be downloaded.
Timeline, other files take you from past to present
History of Mathematics
What did Ahmes or Baudhayana contribute to the study of mathematics?
The hyperlinked timeline on this server--maintained by David E. Joyce
at Clark University's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science--
will tell you. You can also find information about mathematical
developments in China, the Arabic sphere, Europe, Greece, India, and Japan.
There are also links to more modern fare, such as conference announcements,
book lists and other resources on the Internet.
Challenges teach kids about math and communications
MathMagic is a project that encourages K-12 students to use computers
in two distinct ways--to solve math problems and to communicate.
Math challenges are posted into four categories (K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12),
a team of students at one location pairs up with a team at another site,
and both teams work together to solve the problem. An e-mail list allows
teachers to share their observations about the project. When subscribing,
substitute K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 or general for X-Y.
Making math intriguing from an early age
Elementary-school students are intrigued by the size of infinity and
the fact that the simplest-sounding math problems can challenge even
the biggest computers. Through hands-on activities involving graphs,
stories, games and other hypertext materials, the MegaMath project
tries to show these youngsters that the study of math can be exciting.
The project, involving teachers, students and mathematicians, is led
by Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Inspiring student stories
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
On its Web page, the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science--
a public school for gifted 11th- and 12th-graders in Columbus--offers
information about its curriculum as well as "resumes" of graduates and
current students. These young people explain
what they've learned at the school and how they're planning for the future.
Teaching materials for science, math and technology
Try solving these puzzlers
Science and Math Initiatives
SAMI is a clearing house of resources, funding, and curriculum for rural math and science teachers.
Women and Mathematics
Women and Mathematics
A Program for Winning Women into Mathematics
Administered by the Mathematical Association of America
WAM is an advising and mentoring program whose purpose is to stimulate
interest in mathematics among all students, regardless of their career
choices. It is a program to motivate and inspire students, especially
young women, towards careers in mathematics, science, and technology. By
sharing experiences from their careers and lives, WAM consultants create
excitement for learning and open new doors for growth and direction. WAM
makes a difference for students.
The Exploratorium The Exploratorium
Housed within the walls of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of over 650
science, art, and human perception exhibits. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote the
museum as an educational center.
This unique museum was founded in 1969 by noted physicist and educator Dr. Frank Oppenheimer, who was director
until his death in 1985.
National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian Institution,
Smithsonian Air and
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) maintains the largest collection of historic
air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and
technology of aviation and space flight. Located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the Museum has
hundreds of artifacts on display including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the "Spirit of St. Louis," Apollo 11
command module, and a Lunar rock sample that visitors can touch. The museum continues to develop new exhibits
to examine the impact of air and space technology on science and society.
The Natural History Museum of London
The Natural History Museum is the United Kingdom's national museum of natural history, and a centre of
scientific excellence in taxonomy and biodiversity.
The Museum's mission is to maintain and develop its collections and use them to promote the discovery,
understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of the natural world.
Natural History Museum of London
MORE MUSEUM RESOURCES
K-12 Resources For Music Educators
K-12 Resources For Music Educators
Listing of links to music web sites of interest to band, orchestra,
and choral directors, and general music links of interest to educators.
Early Music by Women Composers born before 1730
Early Music by
the page includes a long list of medieval, renaissance and baroque women
composers followed by a list of CD's annotated with historical notes. At
the end of the page there are other links to resources for and about
women composers on the NET.
Ask Dr. Science
Ask Dr. Science
Humorous, but also educational.
The Mad Scientist Network
The Mad Scientist
The MAD SCIENTIST NETWORK is one manifestation of S-SEN, the St. Louis
Science Education Network. As with other branches of the Young Scientist
Program, the MAD SCIENTIST NETWORK is completely staffed and run by
graduate and medical students at Washington University and Washington
University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri.
Students can submit questions that are answered by science students at
Frank Potter's Science Gems
Resources are sorted by Category, Subcategory, and Grade Level
Developed and maintained by Frank Potter & Jim Martindale.
You may also want to check out the UC Irvine Science Education
Programs Office (SEP).
Sponsored by UC Irvine
Identify and communicate science & mathematics
resources available on Internet/World Wide Web
for standard and open-ended curricula.
Mathematics and Molecules
MathMol is being developed at the NYU/ACF Scientific Visualization Center
in association with the NYU Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher
Preparation, District 2 in Manhattan and the YMCA Beacon Technology Center
The objectives of MathMol are:
1) to provide students, teachers and the general public with information
about the rapidly growing fields of molecular modeling and related areas;
2)to provide K-12 students with basic concepts in mathematics and their
connection to molecular modeling;
3) to provide a working model of a hypermedia textbook and ancillary
multimedia activities that makes full use of Internet resources; and
4) to provide a forum for discussion among scientists, teachers and
students dealing with topics found within theses pages.
By the time many of todays K-12 students enter the workforce, career
opportunities will have radically changed. Most if not all of the 100,000
genes in the Human Genome will have been sequenced and many of their
structures determined. With this information will come the ability to
design new and more potent drugs against diseases such as cancer, AIDS,
and arthritis. We have already begun to see development of new drugs
designed with the assistance of molecular modeling techniques (see August
issue of Network Science. In addition to drugs, molecular modeling has the
potential to bring a vast array of new materials to the market. For
example, the discovery of fullerenes, superconducting cuprates and other
complex inorganic compounds are expected to produce new materials in the
optics, ceramics, semiconductor and biomaterials markets. In addition,
recent structural determination of vital photosynthetic proteins will
provide scientists with valuable information which can lead to artificial
photosynthesis. All of the above advances will provide a vast number of
career opportunties for students who are properly prepared.
Project MathMol will provide the information and tools for teachers to
present the fields of molecular modeling and 3-D visualization to students
in ways that are highly informative yet more conducive to learning.
Hands-on Science Centers Worldwide
This page contains pointers to public museums with a strong emphasis on
interactive science education.
Science Fairs and Science Projects
California Science Fair
steps to preparing a science fair project
science web page
Advanced Science Resources (high school and above)
The Chemists' Art
Chemistry visualizations and animations.
Women and Science
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics
Contributions of Women to Physics
Presented here are citations of 20th century women who have made original and important
contributions to physics. The citations describe briefly, and document, selected major
scientific contributions. They also contain biographical information - mainly pertaining to
the scientific lives of the women.
Women in Science and Engineering
University of Calgary
The graphic represents a colour poster produced by the University of
Calgary Women in Science & Engineering group, which was distributed to all
junior-high schools in Alberta.
The University of Calgary Women in Science and Engineering Group came into
being in September 1990. WISE offers Career Talks, Guest Speaker
Lectures, Physics Tutorials, Summer Jobs Workshops, and the chance to
mingle with other students as well as practising scientists and engineers
through our Connections Program.
National Parent Information Network
The National Parent Information Network (NPIN) is a project sponsored by
two ERIC clearinghouses: the ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education at
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City; and the ERIC
Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; all other ERIC system
components are also contributors and participants. Collaborating
organizations, which provide information resources and promote use of the
NPIN among their constituencies, include the National Urban League and the
Illinois Parent Initiative, the North Central Regional Educational
Laboratory, the National PTA, and the Family Literacy Center at Indiana
The purpose of NPIN is to provide information and communications
capabilities to parents and those who work with parents. Materials
included full text here have been reviewed by persons outside the ERIC
system for reliability and usefulness. Publications, brochures, and other
materials that are merely listed here have not been reviewed and are
included for informational purposes only.
ParentSoup: The newest community for parents covering
money, school, travel, sports, entertainment, and events. It's a
place where members can find answers from experts and each other.
Parents, Educators and Publishers
Welcome to the PEP web site, brought to you by Children's Software Revue
and Custom Computers for Kids. PEP is an informational resource for
Parents, Educators, and Children's Software Publishers. The content of
this site has been developed in response to the interests and needs of
these three audiences.
Let's all work together to empower children with technology!
Access Excellence, launched in 1993, is a national educational program that provides high school biology and
life science teachers access to their colleagues, scientists, and critical sources of new scientific
information via the World Wide Web. The program was originally developed and launched by Genentech Inc., a
leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets human pharmaceuticals for
significant unmet medical needs.
In 1999, Genentech donated the Access Excellence Website to the National Health Museum, a non-profit
organization founded by former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop as a national center for health education.
Access Excellence will form the core of the educational component of the National Health Museum Website that is
currently under development. Genentech will continue to support the program both financially and intellectually
Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons
Summer Research Program for Secondary School Science Teachers
Summer Research Program
Columbia University's Summer Research Program was founded in 1989 by Dr. Samuel C. Silverstein, Chairman of
the Department of Physiology in the College of Physicians & Surgeons. The Program is administered on a daily
basis by Jay Dubner, Program Coordinator. The primary aim of the Program is to provide middle and high school
science teachers with sustained hands-on experience in scientific research so they can better understand the
practice of science, and better transmit to their students and fellow teachers a feeling for its practice. Each
teacher spends two consecutive summers working as a laboratory research assistant under the supervision of a
Columbia faculty mentor. Opportunities are available in astronomy, biological sciences, chemistry, earth
sciences, environmental sciences, genetics, material science and engineering, medicine, microbiology, physics,
physiology, toxicology, and other specialties.
Global Schoolnet Foundation
(also known as Global Schoolhouse)
Global School Net
Probably one of the best resources on the Internet for teachers. Has
links to everything!!
NOTE: There is NO CHARGE for schools to participate in the projects listed
in Global SchoolNet. Global SchoolNet organizes,manages, and facilitates
collaborative learning projects for schools with any level of connectivity
. . . from email only. . . to desktop videoconferencing.
OnlineClass:Internet Education Projects
Every day more classes ramp onto the information
superhighway. Individual teachers are heard to sigh, "how am I
ever going to learn to use this technology and what am I going
to do with it!?!" Together, Student Ocean Challenge and TBT
International, Inc. have developed OnlineClass to help.
Inspiring, original Internet content fulfills the promise of this
new, exciting medium. OnlineClass creates a classroom
experience that simultaneously:
- delivers unique, live, interactive subject study that supports
curriculum needs and standards
- provides practical experience for using the Internet in the
- relieves the textbook budget with affordable teaching
materials that update themselves every time you log on
- invites a cost-effective roster of renowned experts right into
OnlineClass programs are designed for grades 4-12, yet, in
1995-96, lower grades successfully used the program and
sometimes turned out to be our biggest fans.
National Center for Technology Planning
Center for Technology Planning
The National Center for Technology Planning (NCTP) is a clearinghouse for
the exchange of many types of information related to technology planning.
This information may be: school district technology plans available for
downloading via a computer network; technology planning aids (checklists,
brochures, sample planning forms, PR announcement forms); and/or
electronic monographs on timely, selected topics. The NCTP was created
for those who: need help, seek fresh ideas, or seek solutions to problems
encountered with planning.
Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education
Helping teachers and administrators realize the benefits of integrating technology into the curriculum in order
to more effectively engage students in learning and improve student achievement, particularly in science and
mathematics, is CIESE's core mission (see Classroom Projects). By helping more students succeed in these
subjects, CIESE is playing a pivotal role in creating the technological workforce that the U.S. economy
demands. CIESE collaborates with teachers, administrators, schools and school districts in long-term, systemic
programs that emphasize hands-on teacher training and administrative counsel.
The School Page
NEW: Want to exchange information with other teachers?
Look at interesting web sites to explore?
Have you seen The Fossil Record Newspaper?
Need help finding or developing lesson plans?
Need assistance evaluating your science curriculum ?
Are you updating your science program?
Are you planning in-service workshops?
Learn to teach your students how to study effectively?
Can we help you organizing an ecological field trip?
Let us help you with a laboratory or hands on experience in science?
Does your Parent/Teacher organization need ideas for fund raisers?
We are an established group of American teachers and administrators. Our
staff has been assisting teachers, administrators, institutions and
organizations since 1965. Our assistance is in curriculum development,
science teaching, student study skills and staff improvement. We
specialize in developing individualized programs and evaluative criteria.
It is our aim to tailor each response to the individual needs of the
teacher or school making that request. Many of our services are at no cost
so please examine our service list and feel free to E-Mail any questions
SchoolSite Home Page
SchoolSite provides schools with an easy and inexpensive way to place
their own Home Page on the World Wide Web. Also has lists of resources
Writing and Writers
A Celebration of Women Writers
A Celebration of Women Writers
Collections of women writer's works and biographical information.
Cybergrrl Welcomes You!
Aliza Sherman's site is fresh, frequently updated, and chock-full of
resources, links, and useful things.
Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World
This web site is
intended to serve as a resource for anyone interested in patterns of
gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration
among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient
world. Both of us (Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife) have benefited from
the experience of others in the teaching of our Women in Antiquity
courses, and we both view the Web as an almost ideal medium for the
sharing of materials and approaches. As you will see, Diotima includes
course materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable
bibliography (with an emphasis on recent work), and links to many on-line
articles, book reviews, databases, and images.
The Ada Project
Welcome to TAP: The Ada Project at Yale
The Ada Project (TAP) is a WWW site designed to serve as a clearinghouse
for information and resources relating to women in computing. The WWW is
growing at incredible speed, and is already host to a wealth of scattered
information on women in computing. The goal of TAP is to provide a central
location through which these resources can be "tapped." TAP includes
information on conferences, projects, discussion groups and organizations,
fellowships and grants, notable women in Computer Science, and other
electronically accessible information sites. TAP also maintains a
substantive bibliography of references.
TAP serves primarily as a collection of links to other online resources,
rather than as an archive. We created and maintain TAP on a volunteer
basis, and we hope that you, the TAP user community, will help us keep TAP
as up-to-date as possible. We also welcome your comments and feedback
regarding use of the site. TAP pages include "submission" and "feedback"
icons to aid in the sending of information and comments.
TAP is an official project of the ACM Committee on the Status of Women in
American Association of University Women
American Association of University Women
Women in Developmental Biology
Women in Developmental Biology
Welcome to the home page on Women in Developmental Biology. This page was
created to contribute to the resources currently available on the WWW for
individuals interested in the history of women and science. If you have
any contributions, comments, or questions, about the information on this
page please use the comments form firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susan B. Anthony University Center at Rochester University
Susan B. Anthony Center
Women's Educational Equity Act Program
Welcome to Equity Online from the WEEA Equity Resource Center, a national
center providing gender-fair multicultural materials, training, consulting
and referrals. At this site, you'll find listings of information on the
Center and Women's Educational Equity Act Program grantees; technical
assistance; and information on educational equity resources.
The WEEA Equity Resource Center supports the Women's Educational Equity
Act (WEEA) Program, a federal program dedicated to reducing educational
disparity for women and girls. The Center has been based at Education
Development Center, Inc. (EDC), since 1977 through a contract with the
U.S. Department of Education. The Center was established to disseminate
and market materials developed under field-based projects awarded WEEA
grants. Currently administered by the Office of Elementary and Secondary
Education and working with the Office of Educational Research and
Improvement, the Center enables educators, parents, business leaders, and
community members to receive quality products and services at reasonable
cost. To request information, call 800-225-3088 or e-mail the Center.
Women of NASA program
NASA K-12 Internet Initiative: The "Women of NASA"
The "Women of NASA" resource was developed to encourage more young women
pursue science and math based fields. Throughout history there have been
women scientists, most notably Marie Curie who is the only person to have
won two Nobel
Prizes for her scientific achievements. Among these great women
scientists are a few of NASA's own, including, Mae Jemison, Sally Ride,
and Ellen Ochoa. Yet math and science are still considered by many
as "male fields" and these women are seen as merely exceptions. With
the growing appreciation of cultural and gender diversity in the
workplace this type of thinking is not only outdated but detrimental to
society as a whole.
4000 Years of Women in Science
4000 Years of Women In Science
GREAT - Gender Relations in Educational Applications of
Welcome to our special issue of GREAT, a publication on Gender Relations in
Educational Applications of Technology. In this issue, we explore the social and
ethical implications of computers in the classroom, with regard to the existing
gender differences in education and computing. We present a series of articles
addressing the individual issues of gender inequality in the classroom, gender
disparity in computer-related fields, and the introduction of computers into the
classroom, as well as the integration of all three. In addition to formal theory
and analysis, we include personal stories, case studies, and software reviews. We
then draw our final conclusions in Last Words.
SWIFT - Supporting Women in Information Technology
SWIFT, Supporting Women in Information Technology, is a five
year research, action and implementation project to increase the
participation of women in Information Technology. SWIFT is
centered around the NSERC/IBM Chair for Science and
Technology for BC and the Yukon, held by Dr. Maria Klawe at
UBC. This Chair is one of five regional NSERC-Industry Chairs
across Canada working towards equal gender representation in
areas of science and engineering.
Information Technology fields are predicted to experience a strong
demand for highly trained people over the next decade, but
participation by women is currently low in all levels from
undergraduate training to the workforce. SWIFT will research,
create and disseminate teaching resources and strategies to
encourage sustained interest and achievement by girls and women
of all ages in areas related to Information Technology. SWIFT's
five year goal is to increase the percentage of female students in
these areas at all levels by 50%.
"Never retract, never explain, never apologize; get the thing done and
let them howl."
-- Nellie Mooney McClung, Canadian suffragist and author.