Girls in Math & Science

Explore resources designed to support girls' success in math and science.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Encouraging Girls in Math and Science.

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Science in Motion

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Watch a physics lab lesson about conservation of momentum. This lab connects the physics law to car accidents and provides practice opportunities about types of collisions. See the related sample...

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Strategies for Engaging Students

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A high school physics teacher describes strategies to capture students’ immediate interest in physics. Strategies include hands-on project work, cooperative learning, and connecting physical laws...

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Science Activities That Engage Girls

Girls in Math & Science > Sparking Curiosity > See How It Works

Four science teachers discuss nontraditional instruction and innovative project ideas. Girls learn to connect science concepts to everyday experiences and topics of interest to them. Related...

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Female Role Models in High School

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A high school physics teacher talks about guest speakers who present about their careers. He describes the characteristics of role models that high school students relate to and presentation...

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Female Role Models in Junior High

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A junior high school science teacher discusses programs implemented at the school with emphasis on female role models. Tutors, mentors, and guest speakers are part of the programs to encourage...

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Schoolwide Support for Girls

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The principal of Clarke N. Johnsen Junior High School describes how the school supports science teachers as role models for students. The school brings guest speakers to the school and encourages...

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Encouraging Effort Through Feedback

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A sixth-grade math teacher describes how she praises students and corrects misunderstandings. Using individual and group feedback, the teacher addresses student frustration and communicates to...

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Instilling Confidence

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A high school associate principal discusses strategies to encourage girls in science classrooms. This interview highlights the need to provide students with opportunities to demonstrate their...

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Helping Students Learn From Mistakes

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An elementary school math teacher describes a schoolwide effort to teach students that they can expand their abilities through hard work and effort. The schoolwide approach entails professional...

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Isometric Dot Paper for Drawing 3-D Figures

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > See How It Works

This sample material includes a blank isometric dot paper to use in the classroom for 3-D figure drawings, and sample student work from one high school in Michigan. Related Media and...

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Isometric Grid Paper for Drawing 3-D Figures

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > See How It Works

This sample material includes a blank isometric grid to use in the classroom for 3-D figure drawings. This is an alternative drawing tool to the isometric dot paper. Related Media and...

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Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Experiment and "Mythbusters" Extra Credit

Girls in Math & Science > Sparking Curiosity > See How It Works

This sample material contains classroom activities and extra credit work about all steps of scientific inquiry. To spark students' curiosity, all activities focus on common myths and urban...

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