Interested in learning even more about STEM? That's great! Here we have collected some fun places around the internet with various STEM resources to spike your curiosity. Websites linked are not in any way affiliated with the Girls in the Middle organization and are purely for personal exploration.
nasa Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive
Check out this list of daily photos (and videos) straight from NASA! You can see everything from Astronaut Karen Nyberg showing you how to wash your hair in space (12/20/17) to what a Coronal Rain on the Sun (02/26/13) looks like.
University of colorado - boulder laboratory for atmospheric space and physics
Learn what STEM students at CU Boulder are doing right here in Colorado! From building satellites the size of a shoebox to designing equipment for NASA projects, there's some cool stuff going on at this school.
MESSENGER MERCURY MISSION
Explore the NASA Discovery mission that conducted the first orbital study of our solar system's innermost planet, Mercury! Learn about the details of the spacecraft, find details about MESSENGER's science payload, and more.
find fun on knowitall.org
Knowitall features over 7800 videos, galleries, interactives and more! Browse their entire collection or search by subjects like Science, Math and Technology. Much of their content can be viewed on tablet and mobile too!
figure out what's next with collegeincolorado.org
Want to be an engineer, software developer, web designer, crime scene investigator or any of the thousands of careers in STEM? That's awesome! After high school you'll want to continue your education so you can achieve that goal. Check out information on choosing your high school classes, choosing a college, how to apply for scholarships, and more!
Spark Interest in 3D Animation and Programming with Alice
Alice is a free to use, innovative block-based programming environment that makes it easy to create animations, build interactive narratives, or program simple games in 3D. Unlike many of the puzzle-based coding applications Alice motivates learning through creative exploration. Alice is designed to teach logical and computational thinking skills, fundamental principles of programming and to be a first exposure to object-oriented programming.
See what other girls interested in STEM are doing
The Carnegie STEM Girls website has everything from a spotlights on girls and women in STEM, programs to look into, activities you can do at home, resources for students, parents and teachers and more!
Engineers, What they do, and how you get there
Ever wanted to know what an engineer actually is and what they do? At Engineer Girl you can learn all about engineering fields and see real women working as engineers. You could be next engineer building a super computer, protecting communities from floods, designing an artificial heart pump and much more!
Explore all things Science with the PBS SciGirls
Watch videos, play games and meet other girls interested in Science! Some of the PBS SciGirls even have their own shows. Build your profile (with a parent/guardian's permission!) and have fun exploring!
Did you know The Things you Love are Made with Code?
Girls can literally do anything with code! Powered by Google, Made w/ Code is a website where girls can experience the power of learning to code by doing projects like: designing an LED dress, coding a music mixer, building a Snapchat geofilter, and more!