Local Resources

Girls-n-Science (formerly Chicks in Science) was designed in 2008 to introduce fourth- through eighth-grade girls to science and math in an appealing way. The event attracted nearly 2,000 participants, 250 volunteers and 50 booths of science- and math-based exhibits.

ExplorationWorks Science Center
The ExWorks Science Center in Helena is an interactive museum with exhibits, activities for young students, and partnerships with some of the coolest science centers on the planet; the website features information for teachers, adults, children, and volunteers.

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming
The Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming website features information about how to get involved in girl-led leadership activities in the great outdoors and your local community.

Montana Girls STEM Collaborative Facebook page:

MSU Extended University
Extended University supports the land-grant mission of Montana State University by reaching beyond the traditional campus, classrooms, and academic programs to create unique learning environments and provide educational opportunities for individuals to meet their academic, professional, and lifelong learning goals.

SpectrUM Discovery Area
The spectrUM Discovery Area is an interactive science center, located at the University of Montana; the website links to information about summer programs, science podcasts, and events at the discovery center.       

Starbase Montana
The Department of Defense sponsored Starbase Montana has awesome science links, news, and videos for young adults where you can learn about everything from humanoid robots to women aviators and ship design.