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Girls RISE Resources Directory

The Girls RISEnet resource catalog is a dynamic listing of crowd-sourced research and resources on engaging girls in engineering. Registered members of girlsrisenet.org can contribute resources through the "My Account" link above. If you are not a member of the site, please contact us to submit or suggest an addition.

2010 | By: National Science Foundation

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering is a report that provides information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. Information on the site is organized by topic and group. Links to additional data sources and reports are provided.

This site is updated as new information becomes available. Tables and figures in the report are current as of the date shown. An update of the formal report is issued every two years.

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Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Laura Huerta Migus

Tags: Minorities, Diversity, Statistics, Research-Report

2010 | By: John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking

The 95 Percent Solution

This article challenges the assumption that people mostly engage in science learning in the classroom. Given that people in the U.S. spend only five percent of their time in the classroom, the authors assert the importance of out-of-school experience in engaging people in science learning.1_95PercentSolution.pdf


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Cheryl Juarez

Tags: Informal Learning-Education, STEM, Identity, Research-Report

2010 | By: National Academy of Sciences

Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited:Rapidly Approaching Category 5

The purpose of the present report is to assess changes in Americas competitive posture in the five years that have elapsed since the original Gathering Storm report was initially published in 2005, and to assess the status of implementation of the National Academies' recommendations.View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Cheryl Juarez

Tags: Workforce, STEM, Policy, Formal Education, Research-Report

2010 | By: Donna Milgram

Gender Differences in Learning Style Specific to Science, Math, Engineering and Technology (SMET)

The article describes the differences in female and male learning styles and provides suggestions for appealing to females. 3_gender-differences-in-learning.pdf


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Cheryl Juarez

Tags: Gender, STEM, Research-Report, Learning Research, Instructional Strategy

2010 | By: Kaiser Family Foundation

Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year Olds

A Kaiser Family Foundation StudyView External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Cheryl Juarez

Tags: Research-Report, Identity, Media, Technology

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Science Central's Ms. Tech Camp

With support from a Girls RISEnet Minigrant, Science Central, a hands-on science center in northeast Indiana, partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Urban League, as well as the general public, to host our first ...Read More

Privacy Policy | The Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) National Museum Network is funded by Grant No. HRD-0937245 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Human Resource Development, Research on Gender in Science and Engineering Extension Services (GSE/EXT) Program. Project collaborators include the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and SECME, Inc. The project seeks to increase the capacity of science centers and museums to interest girls from underrepresented populations in the engineering sciences