7 Fun Ways to Get Girls Interested in Science ...


While young women are now far more strongly encouraged to seek scientific careers than was often true in the past, some parents may still need help finding ways to get girls interested in science. Luckily, one of my closest female friends, a professor of engineering, was more than happy to share a few of her own favorite suggestions. Check out these seven simple ways to get girls interested in science, and then have fun giving them a try on your own!

1. Conduct Simple Science Experiments

By far one of the simplest ways to get girls interested in science is to conduct experiments at home. My friend loved creating homemade volcanoes and bottle rockets, and she suggests that parents find children’s library books featuring similar projects that are easy to do. Girls will come to view science as a field that is both fun and educational.

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