Searchable STEM Events and Opportunities Databases:
- STEM Starts - Find STEM events and opportunities for students, families, and educators across UT Austin on this searchable website.
- Connected Girls - Connected Girls is a free, curated directory of girl-serving STEAM opportunities.
- Science Near Me - Science Near Me is a free resource to help you quickly find opportunities to engage in all types of science, technology, engineering, math, (STEM) events, projects, and programs near you, in person and online.
EngineerGirl - The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. Explore engineering role model profiles, ask questions, and learn more about engineering careers and educational pathways.
PBS SciGirls - SciGirls is an Emmy award-winning PBS Kids television show, website, and educational outreach program that draws on cutting-edge research about what engages girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning and careers. Games and videos for girls. Resources for families and educators.
Engineering Go For It - Engineering, Go For It (eGFI) is the American Society for Engineering Education’s multifaceted PreK-12 outreach initiative dedicated to enhancing the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) from preschool to high school. The program includes free resources for classroom educators and engaging materials designed to inform and inspire students about the many ways engineers make the world a safer, healthier, happier place.
FabFems STEM Role Model Database - FabFems are women from a broad range of professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They are passionate, collaborative, and work to make the world a better place. Connect in to find STEM role models to read about and connect with.
Career Girls - CareerGirls.org is a comprehensive video-based career exploration and readiness tool for girls. It’s free to use and free of ads. We have the largest online collection of career guidance videos focusing exclusively on diverse and accomplished women — over half of whom are in STEM fields — and we add to it weekly. Check out careers in STEM, Information Technology, Energy and more!
Texas Girls Collaborative Project List of Digital and Virtual STEM Resources, Field Trips, Hands-on Activities & More - We know that it can be overwhelming to sift through all the fantastic resources for continuing science education at home so we have compiled some of our favorite resources as a starting point. As a reminder, science is everywhere! It can be as simple as using fractions while baking muffins and as complex as independent online coding courses. Additional resources for educators (professional development, etc.) can be found on our Educator Resources page.
STEM Coloring Books & Story Books
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Enjoy these coloring books and story books below featuring women in STEM are designed for elementary and middle school students.
Think Like A Girl: A Coloring Book of Women Pioneers in STEM
Visibility and recognition of women and minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is a vital component of fostering greater diversity and equity for under-represented groups in the next generation of scientific leaders. This coloring book celebrates the scientific careers and contributions of 19 outstanding scientists.
Color Me Ph.D. Coloring Books & Games
ColorMePhD is a free all-ages coloring book series for students, educators, scientists, and members of the community to engage with current PhD level research in science and engineering. Explore our free coloring pages to learn about real research projects by fabulous scientists and engineers!
High-Energy Physics and Particles of the Universe Coloring Books
Available in 16 languages, the ATLAS Experiment coloring book introduces kids to the field of High-Energy Physics and the work being carried out by the ATLAS Collaboration. Everything around us is made up of tiny, elementary particles. In the Particles of the Universe book, kids can meet all of the particles that scientists have discovered (so far!) and learn about the role they play in our Universe.
Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian
Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian features biographies of trailblazing women who made history through their scientific discoveries and innovation. From aerospace engineer and mathematician Mary Golda Ross to hair care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, learn how women have defied gender stereotypes and overcome structural barriers to advance the science, technology, engineering, and math industry.