Resources for Students & Parents

Even with families confined to home due to COVID-19, girls and their parents can continue exploring the world of STEM. Here is a hand-curated list of online STEM experiences for junior high and high school students, plus support resources for kids and their parents. 

STEM Resources for Students
Resources to help your student learn computer science at home. Includes Code Break — a live, weekly interactive classroom and a weekly challenge to engage students of all abilities, even those without computers.

DiscoverE provides information, activities, training videos and various additional resources to help girls discover and consider engineering.

EngineerGirl shares the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women by offering activities and sharing videos and stories.

Girlstart STEM at Home
Girlstart STEM At Home will help you empower your family and community in STEM by offering free Girlstart curriculum, STEM resources, effective messaging tips, collaboration opportunities and more.

Physics from OpenStax
Free online text book for high school physics which can be used to augment the lessons their classroom lectures. It includes videos that explain key physics concepts.

Scientific Visualization Studio
The Scientific Visualization Studio provides NASA programs through visualization by working closely with scientists in the creation of visualizations, animations and images in order to promote a greater understanding of Earth and Space Science research activities at NASA and within the academic research community supported by NASA.

TryEngineering introduces students to the wonders of engineering through fun and interactive online engineering games and apps as well as learn about different engineering fields and what engineers do from first-hand profiles featuring a variety of practicing engineers.

Strategies and Support for Students & Parents

Christensen Institute
Christensen Institute offers parental support by sharing strategies to help children navigate through the online learning process.

Student Success Agency
Parents and student will have access to free on-demand mentor support through the end of the school year for academics, college planning and life advice to support their social and emotional well-being through this transitional period.