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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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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Sample Lesson Plan: Design Your Own Mall Store

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

This lesson plan includes drawing a complete floor plan of the store and aims to promote visual and spatial thinking skills, as well as classification skills, as students imagine the store they...

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Lesson Plan: Changing the Density of Bread

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

This lesson plan provides a hands-on opportunity to make predictions and experiment with a piece of bread to understand concepts related to mass, volume, and density. Related Files: Clarke...

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Career Brochure: Telecommunications Technician

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

In this brochure, a junior high school student describes the job of environmental engineers, the tasks involved and education required. She also highlights the benefits of the job and the appeal of...

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Career Brochure: Environmental Engineering

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

In this brochure, a junior high school student describes the job of environmental engineers, the tasks involved and education required. She also highlights the benefits of the job and the appeal of...

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She Did It, You Can, Too

Girls in Math & Science > Female Role Models > See How It Works

Here is a series of motivational posters introducing former students of Dallas Independent School District who have been successful in their higher education and career paths. Related...

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Career Brochure: Robotic Engineering

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

In this brochure, a junior high school student explores the profession of robotic engineering. Using this brochure, the student leads a presentation about the types of work robots could...

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Observing Feedback in a Math Classroom

Girls in Math & Science > Prescriptive Feedback > See How It Works

Download this list of strategies for classroom organization, feedback processes, and checking for students’ understanding integrated by Ms. Anderson into her regular math classes. Related...

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Career Brochure: Guide to Being a Psychologist

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

In this brochure, a junior high school student explores being a psychologist. In addition to basic facts such as educational requirements, she provides some interesting trivia to pique her...

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Lab Lesson Plan: Conservation of Momentum

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

In this lab class, students manipulate carts to learn about types of collisions and conservation of momentum. Related Files: Science in Motion (Video) Hillcrest High School Description

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Students’ Essays: I Want to Be Like Her

Girls in Math & Science > Female Role Models > See How It Works

Look at five winning essays from the 2007 essay competition “I Want to Be Like Her.” Middle and high school students read biographies of female scientists and engineers and write an essay...

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Classroom Reading: You Can Grow Your Intelligence

Girls in Math & Science > Ability is Expandable > See How It Works

This classroom reading used at Green Valley Elementary School summarizes the research evidence supporting the claim that the brain can develop and change throughout life. Related...

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