Meet the team: Clara Barton
Mascot: Flying Blue Dolphins
Emma: She wants to be an engineer, and her favorite subject is math.
Ashlei: She wants to be in the air force. Her favorite subject is science.
Crista: She wants to be involved in musical theatre, and her favorite class is band.
Aaliyah: She wants to be a photographer, and her favorite subject is language arts.
Isabel: She wants to be an artist, and her favorite subject is biology.
Magali: She wants to be an art teacher, and her favorite subject is art history.
Sierra: She wants to be a science teacher, and her favorite subject is biology.
Girls are flying in an airplane to the future, but they are having trouble staying in the air. The flying blue dolphins are helping the girls stay in the air, and continue to be successful.
Our story represents the struggle many young women face when they want to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Photo drawn by Isabel.
Clara barton: WHo is she?
She was born in Massachusetts in 1821, as the youngest of five siblings. She worked as a hospital nurse in the America Civil War and as a teacher.
American Red Cross
She founded the American branch of the Red Cross. She was forced to resign when the new generation of all male scientists took over and fought to overturn her philosophy of idealistic humanitarianism.
Clara Barton Bottle
We created a Clara Barton bottle to help show our creativity and engineering skills.
Resources for girls in stem
"The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. "
"Codecademy is an education company. ...We're committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future."
NASA for Students
"NASA's education program strives to "inspire and motivate students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics" by supporting education in the Nation's schools and to "engage the public in shaping and sharing the experience of exploration and discovery" by supporting informal education and public outreach efforts. "
SciGirl on PBS
A website with videos and games to help make STEM fun and help girls love STEM.
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