Fun Stuff for Girls who Like Science!

Here are some books and websites for you! You can find these books at your school or community library. Or, click on the books to order them through

Girls Who Rocked the World
by Amelie Welden
Published by Econo-Clad Books
Girls Who Rocked the World 2
by Michelle Roehm McCann, et al
Published by Beyond Words Pub Co.
Girls and Young Women Inventing
by Frances A. Karnes
Published by Turtleback Books
Girls and Young Women Entrepreneurs
by Frances A. Karnes
Published by Free Spirit Publishing
Nobel Prize Women in Science
by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Published by Joseph Henry Press
The Scientist Within You
by Rebecca Lowe Warren
Published by ACI Publishing

Check out these websites: Whyville is an online community dedicated to learning through exploration and communication. It’s fun, interactive and creative!

TechKnowGirl: Are YOU a TechKnow girl? Are computers an interesting part of your life? Do you feel confident and enjoy what computer technology can add to your life? Would you like to?

NACME: Are you interested in engineering, technology, science and/or math? Check out this site. Since 1974, NACME (the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering) has provided leadership and support for the national effort to increase the representation of successful African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers.

Exploratorium: Are you into science museums? Check out the Exploratorium! Housed within the walls of San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of over 650 science, art and human perception exhibits. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote the museum as an educational center. Its mission is to create a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people to nurture their curiosity about the world around them.

How Stuff Works: This is a commercial site that is full of interesting information about – guess what – how stuff works. It contains thousands of topics! Just about anything that fits into the form “how ______ works” is fair game for the site. From engines to sunglasses, nuclear reactors to Christmas — there is something for everyone at How Stuff Works!

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