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Alaska Native Knowledge Network Site features information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing.

American 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 American scientists.

Breakthroughs  "Resources 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 opportunities. 

The Faces 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."

Just/Garcia/Hill Science Web Site "an Internet resource designed to share information with minority scientists or students contemplating a career in science research"

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora  Many resources for teachers: posters, profiles of  mathematicians, history, articles and statistics.

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, and gender.

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 countries.

Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering  This MIT site features links to websites of biographies, organizations and resources.

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 materials. 

 
Suggested links can be emailed to k12program@sacnas.org
 
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