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Igniting Students’ Interests in Science Careers

Sally Ride Science, Portland, OR. During this half-day symposium, Sally Ride Science scientists and education specialists shared information with the participants about the wide variety of STEM careers available, the many paths to becoming a scientist, and the vibrant men and women involved in science today. The presenters also performed activities that enhanced the participants' knowledge about science careers and served as models for activities they can do with their students in the classroom. All participants received educational materials from Sally Ride Science, including a book about science careers and an educational poster focusing on science careers. The symposium was designed for teachers of grades 6-9.


This face-to-face workshop was held at the NSTA Area Conference on Science Education in Portland, OR. Sally Ride Science is a science content company dedicated to supporting girls’ and boys’ interests in science, math and technology.



For more information contact symposia@nsta.org


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Underwritten in part by Sally Ride Science.