The world of robots is exciting, creative, and fun. But by high school, too many girls have heard the message: you wouldn't like this tech stuff. But how these concepts are presented makes a difference. She Builds Robots is a collection of introductory cicuit and coding projects designed for girls in middle school and up, written by a Google engineer and seeded by the 1517 Fund.
STEM education doesn't have to mean lab work. When e-textile circuits were introduced in a study of middle school classrooms, girls tended to play a greater leadership role than boys, and the projects were positioned in front of girls 81% of the time1. Explore e-textile projects from wall art to color-changing dresses.