In just three years, 30,000 high school girls have discovered the exciting world of cybersecurity through GirlsGo CyberStart Challenges and are on track to become the next generation of cyber defenders.
It is never too early to encourage students to become problem-solvers. To identify a problem and use creativity to develop a solution is a lifelong skill that can be used in every facet of life. Inventing does just that. Learning about inventions in the past and understanding the process inventors go through to develop inventions helps students become critical thinkers and problem-solvers.
The National Park Service (NPS) helps teachers use the world’s first national park to bring science, mathematics, and social studies to life. Classrooms can connect with a Yellowstone National Park ranger to learn more about geology, ecology, or cultural history, and the National Park Service mission of preservation.
NASA has been landing rovers on the surface of Mars since the late 1990s, including the Curiosity rover in 2012 and the Perseverance rover in 2021. The Rover Coder simulates driving a rover on Mars while serving as an introduction to basic coding.
Teachers can bring the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum into their classrooms at any time through a self-guided field trip made in collaboration with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.