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Sciences: Year Seven - Women in Science

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Book list

Click HERE to access a list of books in our library collection relating to Women in Science. 

Science and Technology Australia: Superstars of STEM

Click on the image above to view the website from Science and Technology: 2019 Superstars of STEM. You can read a short biography on the career and acheivements of these Australian women.

Click here to view the 2017 Superstars of STEM. 

The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology

This White House website features women from across the Obama administration sharing stories of their personal science heroes.

Female scientists and Covid-19

Click on the image above to read the article from the World Economic Forum on eight female scientists who are contributing to the global Covid-19 response. For each scientist, you can click on the blue hyperlinked works to read further information about their work.

Click on the image above to read an article on United Nations: Women on female scientists who are involved in the Cover-19 pandemic response. For each scientist, you can click on the blue hyperlinked words to be linked to articles for further information.


Select a female scientist from the list and click on their name to discover information about them, including biographical facts, information on their work, photos, and recommended resources.

Click on the image above to go to the homepage for The Nobel Prize. You can use the searc box to discover information about your chosen scientist.

Women have won the Nobel Prize Science

Podcast: Women in Chemistry

This podcast discusses the work and achievments of female scientists in the field of Chemistry.

Female scientists

This article features seven female scientists who have made great discoveries. It includes an illustration and a link to their work or writing. 

Women in STEM

National Women’s History Museum Exhibit : Breaking in: Women In STEM. This website explores the cultural reasons women were excluded from STEM fields and highlights the successes of several female scientists. 

17 Famous Female Scientists Who Helped Change the World

This article provides a brief overview of the career and achievements of female scientists who have made significant contributions to their field.