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Using Free and Open Educational Resources to Support Women and Girls in STEM - Creative... - 0 views

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    "examine how OER can attract and support girls in STEM education, including additional support services necessary to ensure high levels of success. OER are high-quality educational materials that are openly licensed and shared at no cost, allowing learners and educators to use, adapt, change and add information to suit their education goals"
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Penelope's Page - an online Aviation Magazine for girls - 0 views

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    The topic is Weight and Balance, an important principal not only here on earth but in space too! We feature Ruth, an Air Force Loadmaster who performs the calculations and plans cargo and passenger placement to keep the aircraft within permissible center of gravity limits throughout the flight.
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Girls With Wings Aviation Scholarship Information 2012 - 0 views

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    Our Girls With Wings Summer Scholarship Application Window is now open. Yes, we just have to find more people who deserve funds for flight training! We just announced three winners for our Spring Program and we're looking for applicants for the Summer Program. Please tell everyone you know about the scholarship so we have another great pool of potentials from which to choose. Please send this Press Release to any and all of your area schools (flight and otherwise), organizations, friends, family, etc. You can post this flyer, too, on bulletin boards. Flying is expensive, as well all know, and these funds could make the difference in someone's life!
valerie taylor

Girls With Wings Aviation Scholarship Information 2012 - 1 views

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    "Girls With Wings is pleased to announce that we have developed an additional
    scholarship for 2012. Girls With Wings has traditionally offered a Private Pilot
    Scholarship to help defray the cost of flight training lessons in pursuit of a
    private pilot certificate. This scholarship is targeting those individuals who have
    soloed but have not completed the Private Pilot Course. The Private Pilot
    Scholarship is an award in the amount of $1000.00."
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Conference tries to encourage girls to go into tech - San Jose Mercury News - 1 views

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    "Dare 2B Digital, a conference designed to encourage girls to pursue careers in science and technology that attracted more than 400 participants to such workshops as Sylvia's "Hands-on Robotics -- Kits and Demos." Sylvia's MakerBot was heating plastic, which then squirted onto a heated platform, to be transformed into something new and wonderful."
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Girls With Wings Aviation Activity Fun Pages - 1 views

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    "We use aviation to entertain and educate girls
    about their limitless opportunities for personal growth."
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Girls Can Fly - 0 views

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    Partnership of Phoenix Ninety-Nines,
    Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and
    Arizona Cactus Pine Girl Scout Council to
    create Aviation Discovery Camp. A good
    example of collaborative efforts to encourage
    and mentor young girls in aviation.
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Girls Explore - Dolls To Inspire - 0 views

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    The mission of Girls Explore is to
    make and sell dolls and other educational
    products to inspire young girls to achieve
    greatness. Doll sets, posters, prints and
    book biographies of Amelia Earhart and
    Bessie Coleman are just a few of the many
    unique products available to encourage
    young girls to explore aviation.
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Home - Program For Research and Outreach on Gender Equity in Society - 0 views

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    Program for Research and Outreach on
    Gender Equity and Society, whose mission
    is to teach women and girls to negotiate.
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National Girls Collaborative Project: Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Ma... - 0 views

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    Collaborative network seeking to further female participation in STEM through maximization of public and private resources, also through the work of regional chapters
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Girls With Wings Aviation Scholarship Information - 0 views

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    This year's Awardees were announced in October via the Girls With Wings
    eZine (signup). The winning submissions were judged on their willingness to
    be a superlative GWW role model. Janice and Rose showed potential to
    continue their interaction with the GWW organization, via the website and
    events, so they assist GWW in encouraging more young girls to have an
    interest in aviation.

    Click HERE for the details of the 2011 Scholarship application process."
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Girls With Wings - Women in Aviation Role Models for Girls - 0 views

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    Research has proven that we can expose our girls to
    the opportunities available to them, but unless we can
    give them real life examples of women who have
    achieved their dreams, girls have difficulty picturing
    themselves doing the same.
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NASA - Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars Flier - 0 views

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    Audience: Educators Grades: 9-11
    WISH wants female high school juniors to participate in a pilot project. Beginning with an online collaboration in fall 2010, selected applicants will compete to participate in a summer 2011 workshop at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. There they will work alongside female NASA engineers and interns and collaborate in hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The WISH Flier explains how to apply.
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Renton event introduces 170 girls, women to flight - 0 views

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    Pilots at Renton Municipal Airport in Washington state took 170 women and girls on introductory flights Dec. 5, and the airport is now recognized by the Centennial of Licensed Women Pilots for introducing the most girls and women to flying in one day.
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ERAU's next frontier - News - 0 views

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    there is an effort to show the human aspects of engineering such as creativity and finding solutions to issues related to energy and the environment. The university has several programs aimed at reaching younger girls, including after-school aerospace and robotics clubs at about eight area elementary and middle schools. A couple of the clubs are all-female.
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GEMS* SUMMER CAMP FOR GIRLS - 0 views

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    get your passport to the exciting world of mat h and science
    at the Embry-Riddle campus .
    "Visit Japan" to computer-design your own animé cartoon characters.
    "Visit Egypt" to study the pyramids and how to "mummify"
    apples. "Visit China" to explore the Great Wall and the
    process of making paper. "Visit space" and learn about the International
    Space Station. Have fun learning about physics, robotics,
    computer-aided drawing, chemistry, basic engineering, and
    space science.
valerie taylor

GEMS Camp, Daytona Beach, Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - 0 views

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    GEMS (Girls Exploring Math & Science) summer camp and we're rolling out the red carpet with this year's theme, "The Science & Adventure of the Movies." Our camp is for any girl, ages 8-13, to explore math, science, and technology through fun, interactive activities.
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