Alaska Native Knowledge Network
Site features information related to Alaska Native knowledge
systems and ways of knowing.
Indian Learning Styles Survey presents research about
teachers' knowledge base of Native American students and
their learning styles.
American Indian Science
and Engineering Society AISES's education program
features the National Science Fair, summer internships and
college preparation courses.
ASPIRA A "nonprofit organization
devoted solely to the education and leadership development
of Puerto Rican and other Latino youth."
SACNAS Biography Project
Developed by Dr. William Yslas Vélez, scientist profiles
highlight the accomplishments of Chicano/Latino and Native
for encouraging students to pursue careers in science." Profiles
of minority scientists; created by the documentary filmmakers
who produced the "Eyes on the Prize" series.
The Cradleboard Teaching Project
A project of the Nihewan Foundation for American Indian
Education, it features then interactive multimedia curriculum
CD, "Science: Through Native American Eyes."
Center for Research on
Education, Diversity & Excellence CREDE's
mission is to assist the nation's diverse students at risk
of educational failure to achieve academic excellence.
Center for the
Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education
CASHEE has four major education programs focusing on tutoring
and summer programs for pre-college and post-secondary students.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse:
Equity A resource for educators concerned about creating
equitable conditions. Materials acknowledge children's diverse
strengths, identify inequities, and improve the ways to
serve students with varied needs.
Regional Equity Assistance Centers
provide assistance in the areas of Race, Gender, and National
Origin equity to public schools to promote equal educational
of Science: African Americans in the Sciences "By
describing the scientific history of selected African American
men and women we can see how the efforts of individuals
have advanced human understanding in the world around us."
Web Site "an Internet resource designed to share information
with minority scientists or students contemplating a career
in science research"
the African Diaspora Many resources for teachers:
posters, profiles of mathematicians, history, articles
Peace 4 Turtle Island
Site dedicated to providing "culturally sensitive and accurate
information" about the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people.
The SMILE Program
Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences is a "pre-college
enrichment program for minority and disadvantaged students
in Oregon." The site provides curriculum; info on professional
development; and hands-on activities for students.
Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering
and Mathematics AWSEM offers an Action Kit to
start advocacy programs, their Directory of Practioners
and many more resources. They also work nationally in collaboration
with Women in Technology International (WITI).
Cybersisters "An educational
telementoring program in science, math, and technology for
middle school girls."
Engineer Girl The site
highlights opportunities in engineering -- especially for
women and girls. Students can read profiles of real women
engineers, ask them questions and get help with homework.
Gender Issues in
Math and Technology With information on 50 computer
math games, this site is part of a research project by TERC
to examine technology use/games, mathematics knowledge,
Girls Count "At girlscount.org,
adults learn adults learn and share ways to prepare girls
for today's technological age." Articles, professional
development, and information on Girls Count programs, such
as the partnership with AISES."
Girlstart "Educating and
empowering girls in technology." Girlstart's fun site
features games, homework help, "women at work" and information
on the program's Saturday camps.
Latinas en ciencia The Oregon
Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is holding a series
of symposia leading to the development of an after-school
science club for young Latinas and their mothers.
Rural and Urban Images:
Voices of Girls in Science, Math and Technology
is a three-year project to help girls do well and feel confident
in science, math, and technology.
Third World Organization
for Women in the Sciences Goals of TWOWS include to
strengthen research efforts and training opportunities of
young women scientists working and living in Third World
and Minorities in Science and Engineering This
MIT site features links to websites of biographies, organizations
Women in Science
Database of 130 women scientists plus information on the
Women in Science CD-Rom of 8 featured scientists, with accompanying
experiments for the classroom.
Women of NASA
"Developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers
in math, science, and technology." Features weekly
"Live Questchats and Forums." Profiles and resources are
available in English and Spanish.
Women in Technology International
WITI's extensive site includes a Young Women's Center, and
the WITI Museum, in addition it offers articles, research
and statistics about women in the technology world.
Wonderwise: Women in Science
Learning Series Developed by the University of
Nebraska State Museum, multimedia kits profile women scientists
and offer hands-on activities highlighting each woman's
research. The site includes free samples and links to related