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Engineer Girl


Found In: math, science, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Engineer Girl is a service of the National Academy of Engineering and highlights engineering opportunities for girls and women.

Engineers houses interviews with engineers, describes a day of a consulting civil engineer, provides a directory of engineers, highlights great women in engineering history, and offers an Ask An Engineer service.

What They Do asks why a woman should become an engineer, describes what engineers do and highlights 13 engineering fields, and provides fun facts, hot topics, and cool links.

How To Get There features periodic blog entries from the Egirl Team and guests; posts competitions and contests, clubs & programs, and quizzes & polls; and lists scholarships.

The Egirl Essay Competition invites girls and boys in grades 3-12 to imagine how engineering might change our lives during the next 50 years in nutrition, health, communication, education, or transportation. Students in grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 have different word count requirements. See contest requirements and awards for more details and resources. This year’s deadline is March 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm EST.

In addition, students in middle school and older can research a topic and make a video for a chance at winning up to $25,000. See Engineering for You Video Contest for more details.

 

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