Cool Links

  • CanTEEN

    CanTEEN Career Exploration is an innovative resource to inspire girls to envision themselves in STEM careers through gaming and online activities. It is a project of Carnegie Science Center's Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development, and includes trivia, science and engineering challenges, role models and lots of cool career information.

    Resource Added: February 8, 2016

  • 2025 Labs Kids

    Want to learn more about what engineers are doing in the world? Want to sign up for an engineering magazine just for kids? Looking for cool engineering projects designed just for you? Check out 2025 Labs site just for kids (and ask your parents to look at the parent and educators site). Our mission is to bring technology literacy to all kids and inspire a more diverse next generation of technology creators.

    Resource Added: October 29, 2015

  • Imagine Magazine

    Looking for some great reading to stay on top of issues in the sciences, arts, and humanities? Imagine Magazine, a publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, is designed to provide bright teens with the information and inspiration they need to make the most of their pre-college years and beyond. Five issues per year are published for students in grades 7-12. Half of each issue is devoted to a broad focus topic, showcasing activities that students can do now to pursue that interest, as well as career opportunities in the field.

    Resource Added: October 16, 2015

  • Groundwater Adventurers

    This page just for kids is brought to you by the National Ground Water Association. Learn about where the water you drink comes from. Try a few brain teasers, learn fun facts, and try some experiments to learn about water and prepare for a career as an environmental or earth resources engineer.

    Resource Added: August 25, 2015

  • EnGenious

    The EnGenious project includes a career website and an interactive web-based game. The web game includes an avatar creator and an interactive map of the World of EnGenious, which comprises 10 mini-games. The mini-games cover a broad range of industries from a recycle centre to an oil refinery. Throughout the game, players will collect EnGenious bucks and earn achievements that will be featured in their personalized condominium. An offline version of the World of EnGenious, simply featuring the 10 mini-games, is available for users without Internet access. The EnGenious project is a national outreach initiative that involved the provincial engineering associations and Engineers Canada. APEGA (The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta) led the development of this project and also maintains the site.

    Resource Added: August 19, 2015

  • Dig Into Mining

    Discovery Education and Freeport-McMoRan partnered to create this interactive program for grades 6-8 that uncovers the use of transition metals such as copper, gold and molybdenum in our everyday life, and provides students a deeper understanding of today’s hard rock mining industry. Go on a virtual field trip, explore interactive digital learning tools and career exploration activities – designed to give you a front row seat to nature’s geological wonders and inspire further exploration of the world around you.

    Resource Added: August 19, 2015

  • Navigate the Circuit

    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering AIMBE) has developed this web portal to showcase careers and career resources in biomedical engineering. You can see videos of practicing bioengineers, search for schools, or explore different career pathways.

    Resource Added: June 11, 2015

  • Socratic

    Do you ever have a question you just can't find the answer to? Want to ask something about your math homework or an assignment in physics? Socratic offers free answers to questions that help you learn, and if you can help others you can answer questions and earn badges along the way as well.

    Resource Added: April 17, 2015

  • Made With Code

    Whether you plan to be an engineer or not, knowing how to code will make a big difference in your career opportunities. Check out this great resource for instruction, project ideas, and inspiration.

    Resource Added: December 4, 2014

  • Women in Space

    The ‘Women in Space’ database produced by the Telegraph Jobs engineering team is split across Historic Heroines, those who have traveled into space, and Modern Marvels, those women who have helped make space travel possible. The project comes as part of the UK’s wider drive towards encouraging girls to take up careers relating to STEM subjects

    Resource Added: August 8, 2014

  • Girls Who Code

    Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With support from public and private partners, Girls Who Code works to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields. They offer an intense summer immersion program along with clubs throughout the country. If you are interested in anything to do with computers be sure to look into their training and mentoring opportunities.

    Resource Added: August 4, 2014

  • Computer Science Online

    Are you interested in a career designing, constructing, and coding cutting-edge technology? You may opt to pursue a career in computer or software engineering, or a number of other related computer science topics. With so many options, finding the right fit can be confusing. This page offers expert advice, career data, degree info and hundreds of resources to help. They even have a specific section devoted to computer science for women.

    Resource Added: June 9, 2014

  • Spring BreakIt

    Have you ever wondered how materials engineers test the advanced materials they develop? GE gave people a sample of the process in their Spring BreakIt campaign to show people that when we know how materials melt, shatter and bend, we can make machines that don't.

    Resource Added: April 29, 2014

  • NACME Middle and High School Resources

    The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has created a number of materials to help you explore everything you need to know about engineering. You can learn what kinds of engineers there are, what courses to take to become an engineer, how to apply to engineering colleges, and even how to pay for college.

    Resource Added: April 14, 2014

  • How many engineers does it take to make a tin of baked beans?

    You can find out in this fun publication from the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK. You can also read interesting profiles of many of those engineers!

    Resource Added: April 4, 2014

  • Tomorrow’s Engineers

    Tomorrow’s Engineers is led by EngineeringUK and the Royal Academy of Engineering, with support from other organisations. It is loaded with information and resources about the amazing careers available in engineering. It is particularly useful for students from the UK.

    Resource Added: April 4, 2014

  • Your Future in Automotive

    Your Future In Automotive was created by FISITA: the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies, to help students and young people everywhere find out more about studying engineering and about the many exciting career opportunities for engineers in today’s automotive industry.

    Resource Added: April 1, 2014

  • Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media

    Teaching Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Engineering Design Through Media is a collection of activities and professional development resources drawn from programs such as WGBH’s Design Squad Nation and the Engineering is Elementary® project at the Museum of Science, Boston. These media-based resources illustrate and deepen teachers’ understanding of Next Generation Science Standards and help them bring engineering alive for students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

    Resource Added: March 31, 2014

  • MyCS Computer Science Course for Middle and High School

    Are you frustrated that you can't take a computer science course in your school? Check out the materials offered by MyCS and share them with the principal at your school. You may be able to convince him or her to create a course or at least convince a teacher to serve as an adviser for a group of students who would like to self-study. They will offer the materials as a MOOC starting in the fall of 2014.

    Resource Added: March 26, 2014

  • Accredited Schools Online: College Affordability for Minority Students

    This online guidebook includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including:
    - An extensive and organized list of minority scholarship opportunities
    - Scholarships and grants for several minority categories including African-Americans, Women, LGBT and more
    - Financial aid resources
    - Information about often overlooked fellowships and grants
    - Additional helpful resources

    Resource Added: March 13, 2014

  • Displaying 1 - 20 of 65
  •  Records per Page: