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Girls and Physics

Increasing the participation of girls in Physics is a topic on which there has been much research and imaginative programs developed. This list is a reasonably comprehensive collection. If you know of other useful resources, please pass them on to Vicphysics.

Resources, Research, Reports, Commentary, News stories, Images and Videos

Resources

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Research

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Microsoft Powerpoint

Why don't girls choose physics?

600 kB

presented by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Adobe PDF

Why girls don't choose Physics? Research paper

312 kB

Written by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine and presented at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Generic

Why Girls don't choose Physics?: Audio

64 B

Presentation by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (60 min)

Microsoft Powerpoint

Girls in Physics: Increasing their number in post compulsory physics

134 kB

Victoria Millar , Melbourne Girls’ College , Dr Maurizio Toscano, Faculty of Education, The University of Melbourne

Microsoft Word

Reviewing the participation of girls in physics

44 kB

Support notes from the talk by Dr Christina Hart at the 2007 Physics Teachers Conference.

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Reports

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Commentary

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News stories

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Images and Videos

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