Things we like

Books.  These books have been mentioned by our bloggers at ADitL.

Archana Anandakrishnan recommends several books by people who inspired her.

  • Books by Abdul Kalam.  These books are targeted to Indian audience. But his stories in Ignited minds and in Wings of Fire (his autobiography) should be inspiring to any reader from around the world.
  1. Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by A. P. J Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari; Universities Press, 1999.
  2. Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam; Viking, 2002.
  3. India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium by A. P. J Abdul Kalam, Y. S. Rajan; New York, 1998.
  • Books by Stephen Hawking:
  1. A Brief History of Time (1988)
  2. The Universe in a Nutshell (2001)

Anne Benjamin discussed these books that inspired her when she was young:

Amy Connolly recommends Contact by Carl Sagan.

In the news.  Check out these articles that we found interesting:

How Particle Physics Improves Your Life

10 Amazing jobs you could land with the right STEM education

A day in the life of 28 different physicists

Around The Ohio State University

OSU Planetarium Offers free public shows and events

The STEAM Factory Public events showcasing professors, post docs, and staff working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math

Science Sundays Free public lectures held monthly

GRASP  (Girls Reaching to Achieve in Sports and Physics) hosted in the summer by the department of physics

Websites and organizations.  Here are some groups we think are doing great things.  By mentioning a group or webpage we do not imply an affiliation with ADitL:

Science Olympiad-K-12 Science Competition

FIRST Robotics Competition  K-12 Robotics Competition

Find After school STEM Clubs in your area

Girl Scout STEM program

Sally Ride Science

Expanding Your Horizons

Girls Who Code

For Girls in Science: A resource from L’Oreal

SciGirls Summer Camp

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