Educational Resources

DISCUSSING DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN STEM using the Poster Series

The Women in STEM stories and posters can be used to explore equity, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI) with your students.

It includes 6 separate units.

DESIGNING A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Designed to focus on the energy crisis and the environment, these resources explore the contributions of a diversity of individuals. These emphasize that all passionate people (regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or socio-economic status) can pursue studies and careers in STEM.

It includes 5 separate units.

STANDING UP TO GENDER BIAS in STEM

This two page resource explores gender equity in STEM. It includes infographics and discussion questions designed to stimulate small-group discussions. This project is a partnership between the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Laurier Centre for Women in Science, and Ingenium – Canada’s museums of science and innovation.

DIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN OCEAN SCIENCE

This resource will help you discuss and identify the barriers women and non-binary persons may face, using possible scenarios from the world of ocean sciences.

TIMELINE – SHOWCASING UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS IN OCEAN SCIENCES

To illustrate how underrepresented groups have contributed to ocean science, this resource provides a lesson plan of how to build a timeline so that you can explore the historic contributions made by marginalized groups with your students.