STEM Resources

Here are some more opportunities for middle school and high school girls to explore science, technology, engineering, and math in the Chicago area!

(Know of an opportunity you’d like to see added to this list? Please contact us to let us know!)

General STEM|Architecture|Astronomy|Biology|Computer Science|Engineering|Environmentalism and Nature|Math|Physics|Non STEM|Web Resources

Bold indicates an organization that hosted a workshop at a previous EYH

* indicates a previous sponsor

General STEM

Adler Planetarium*

After School Matters

 Argonne National Lab

Big Green

 Dare to Dream

Fermilab National Lab*

Field Museum*

Illinois Math and Science Academy

Illinois Institute of Technology

IT Hare on Soft.ware

Tips for Getting Girls Involved in STEM:

Master’s in Data Science

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math:

Museum of Science and Industry*

Northwestern – Center for Talent Development (CTD)

Online PhD Degrees

Plan-4 Success

Project Exploration

STEM Kids Chicago

The Ultimate STEM Resource Guide for Kids

University of Chicago*


Chicago Architecture Foundation


Adler Planetarium*


Shedd Aquarium*

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)*

Computer Science

App Development Tools and Games for Kids to Learn Programming

Basics of Coding

Computer Science and Engineering Resources for Women in STEM

Girls Who Code



Argonne National Lab



Triton College

Environmentalism and Nature

American Indian Center of Chicago

Chicago Botanic Garden

Garfield Park Conservatory*

Lincoln Park Zoo

Morton Arboretum*

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Starter Guide to Back Garden Astronomy – DIY Gardening


Math Circles of Chicago

University of Chicago*


 Fermilab National Lab*


Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago Park District

Chicago Public Library

Summer Camp Hub

YMCA of Metro Chicago

Web Resources

Careers in STEM


Girls in STEM

Where do Women Study STEM?

Women in STEM