Resources

The truth about the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) is that they’re not always easy to love. ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿฝ Even in college and university, the best courses usually aren’t until your later years. This sucks, and we totally understand! So we developed the Terranaut Club as an antidote to boring, in-class, learn-from-the-textbook STEM. ๐Ÿ“š We’re an alternative to traditional science education, bringing girls to the forefront of exciting, hands-on, immersive experiences in science and nature.๐ŸŒฑ But… we know that we can’t give everyone these opportunities, so we’ve curated this resource page to help bring  more fun๐ŸŽˆ STEM media into your day-to-day life.


Media

  • Articles
  • Female-run social media accounts we love (T = Twitter, F = Facebook, I = Instagram)ย ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป
    1. @science.sam (T/I)- Samantha Yammine, science storyteller and PhD researcher onย stem cells, neuroscience, and developmental biology
    2. @kodewithklossy (T/F/I) – Karlie Kloss, supermodel, coding enthusiast, and founder of Kode with Klossy
    3. @danniwashington (T/F/I)- Danni Washington,ย Jamaican-American marine biologist and host of Xploration Nature Knows Best
    4. @autumn.peltier (I) – Autumn Peltier, 12 year old Aboriginal advocate for water and the environment
    5. @astro_nicole (T/F/I) – Nicole Stott, “The Artistic Astronaut”
    6. @heirstoouroceans (T/F/I) – Youth leaders in ocean conservation
    7. @mika.mckinnon (T/F/I)- Mika McKinnon,ย disaster researcher, TV and movie science consultant, field geophysicist, and freelance science communicator
    8. @sherylsandberg (T/F/I) – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and inspiring woman in technology
    9. @engineeringinstyle (I) – Katherine Quigg, engineer with fashion and lifestyle blog “Engingeering in Style”
    10. @biologistimogene (T/F/I) – Imogene Cancellare, wildlife biologist and science communicator
    11. @astro_sandy (T) – Sandy Magnus, engineer and former NASA astronaut
    12. @egraslie (T/I)- Emily Graslie, host of the Brain Scoop, and Chief Curiosity Correspondent for Field Museum
    13. @brinkleydavies (I) – Brinkley Davies, marine conservationist and founder of Balu Blue Foundation
  • Skype a Scientist ๐Ÿ’ป
    • Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists will Skype into the classroom for 30-60 minute Q and A sessions that can cover the scientistโ€™s expertise or what itโ€™s like to be a scientist.
  • Her Volution
    • A program based in Toronto, Canada, to advance education by providing workshops and instructional seminars on topics relating to STEM for low income and marginalized youth with a focus on girls and young women.
    • Their amazing #canwomenSTEM150 series, featuring diverse women from across STEM fields

Books & Miscellaneous Items

  • Rachel Ignotofsky’s Etsy store that features posters, art prints, books, pillows, and t-shirts that highlight women in science
    • Her fantastic book, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
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