If Hunger Games can inspire young women to take up the bow and arrow, then surely other young adult (YA) titles can inspire enthusiasm for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). This program will discuss the role of YA fiction in teen development and specific YA titles to encourage STEM interests with teen girls.
Cast-Brede, Melissa, "Using YA Fiction to Build Interest in STEM with Teen Girls" (2017). Teacher Education Faculty Proceedings & Presentations. 30.
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