Terranaut Club is an alternative to traditional science education, bringing girls to the forefront of exciting, hands-on, immersive experiences in science and nature.🌱  But since we know that we can’t give everyone these opportunities, we’ve curated this resource page to help bring more fun🎈 STEM media into your day-to-day life.


  • Articles
  • Female-run social media accounts we love (T = Twitter, F = Facebook, I = Instagram) 👩🏿👩🏽👩🏾👩🏼👩🏻
    1. @science.sam (T/I)- Samantha Yammine, science storyteller and PhD researcher on 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, 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. @hood__naturalist (I) – Corina Newsome, zoo keeper turned biologist and recent organizer of #BlackBirdersWeek
    6. @astro_nicole (T/F/I) – Nicole Stott, “The Artistic Astronaut”
    7. @heirstoouroceans (T/F/I) – Youth leaders in ocean conservation
    8. @ScientistSymone (T) – Symone Barkley, marine biologist and educator, and host of NOAA Ocean Today’s Every Full Moon Series
    9. @mika.mckinnon (T/F/I)- Mika McKinnon, disaster researcher, TV and movie science consultant, field geophysicist, and freelance science communicator
    10. @sherylsandberg (T/F/I) – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and inspiring woman in technology
    11. @engineeringinstyle (I) – Katherine Quigg, engineer with fashion and lifestyle blog “Engingeering in Style”
    12. @thesistasinstem (I) – Sistas in STEM, a group who empower women of color and their passion for STEM
    13. @biologistimogene (T/F/I) – Imogene Cancellare, wildlife biologist and science communicator
    14. @astro_sandy (T) – Sandy Magnus, engineer and former NASA astronaut
    15. @egraslie (T/I)- Emily Graslie, host of the Brain Scoop, and Chief Curiosity Correspondent for Field Museum
    16. @thewildlifehost (T/I) – Ashley Gary, science communicator and co-organizer of #BlackBirdersWeek
    17. @brinkleydavies (I) – Brinkley Davies, marine conservationist and founder of Balu Blue Foundation
    18. @afro_herper (T/I) – Earyn McGee, science communicator, PhD student, and creator of #FindThatLizard, a photo-based social media game promoting lizard biology
  • Skype a Scientist 💻
    • 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 scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be a scientist.
  • NOAA Ocean Today Every Full Moon Video Series & Activities, hosted by Symone Barkley
    • Ocean Today Every Full Moon videos cover a range of fascinating topics, including deep sea biology, marine debris, endangered marine animals, and marine archaeology
  • Xploration Station TV Series: Science for Everyone 📺
  • 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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