Women in STEM

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Learn about some of the women who have made an impact in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Use these biographies and related activities to educate students about the ingenuity and contributions of women, and encourage an interest in STEM careers.

Students will read about women inventors, scientists, nurses, doctors, medical researchers, pilots, and astronauts who advanced their respective fields. Many of these women broke through barriers of gender and race in pursuit of their dreams, goals, and interests.

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    Biography

    Up Close: Jane Goodall Discussion Guide

    Learn about the life and work of primatologist Jane Goodall with your stude... read more

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    Women Nobel Prize Winners Quiz

    After teaching students about women Nobel Prize winners, use this printable... read more

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    Groundbreaking Women Quiz

    See how much your students know about famous firsts in women's history. Thi... read more

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    Notable Australian Women

    Celebrate Australian women's history with this worksheet. Students will ide... read more

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    Famous Firsts in Aviation

    Explore this timeline of famous firsts in aviation, from the first balloon ... read more

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    Famous Canadian Women

    Teach students about famous Canadian women with this matching and drawing a... read more

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    Women in Aviation

    Review the history of women in aviation with this printable. Children will ... read more

    Biography

    Elizabeth Blackwell Biography

    Read this biography to learn about the life of Elizabeth Blackwell, the fir... read more

    Literature Guide

    Flygirl Discussion Guide

    Promote thoughtful discussion about race, heritage, and women's history wit... read more

    Biography

    Clara Barton Reading Warm-Up

    In this printable warm-up, students read a short biography on Clara Barton,... read more

    Worksheet

    Amelia to Zora Teacher Guide

    Deepen students' understanding of the stories in Amelia to Zora, about 26 w... read more

    Biography

    No Silent Springs: Rachel Carson

    Share the story of Rachel Carson's achievements with your students, and ass... read more

    Worksheet

    The Leakeys

    Read about Louis and Mary Leakey, and explore the related activities to lea... read more

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    WAACS, WAVES, and Nurses

    Read about the WAACS, WAVES, and nurses of World War II, then explore the r... read more

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    First Lady of the Air: Amelia Earhart

    Share the story of Amelia Earhart's achievements with your students, and as... read more