The author examined the longitudinal trajectories of eleven college age young women who had participated in a STEM informal education program during middle school. This study provides a unique addition to the literature in that it provides a view of STEM identity trajectories over time, specifically focusing on how these women maintained interest or lost interest in STEM after participation in a STEM informal education program for girls.
The 2013 SciGirls camp, held from July 8 to July 26, provided 35 girls with fun, hands-on activities and field trips designed to inspire girls to pursue careers in science.
Five teachers from Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties spent their summer as MagLab interns, learning skills related to cutting-edge magnet science.
The fun starts Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.
The director of the lab's Center for Integrating Research and Learning is among a group of experts creating the future research agenda on women’s underrepresentation in engineering and computing.
Staff from the Center for Integrating Research and Learning represented the MagLab in a booth at USA Science and Engineering Festival held in Washington DC held April 25-27. More than 1,500 visitors stopped by the booth over the three days.
Need materials to carry out a science activity in your classroom? The MagLab can lend them to you!
Undergrad streamlines maintenance routine with touch-screen technology
If you build fun, hands-on, science excursions, the girls will come. That's what SciGirls Summer Camp is all about.
Ten years and 260 girls later, we look back at the impact of SciGirls, a unique, hands-on summer camp for girls who dig science, by talking to two former campers.