What do programmers actually do?

What do programmers actually do?

Use this content while teaching your students about programming to raise their awareness and knowledge about what actually software engineering is about!

Physics Girl is a channel created by Dianna Cowern about physics, astronomy and science-related topics. The show features fun DIY (Do It Yourself) demos, unusual and cutting-edge research, space, and expert interviews. https://www.youtube.com/user/physicswoman/featured Initially it started as a post-college personal project, then it has grown into a resource for teachers, a source of entertainment for physics nerds, and a way to share a passion for physics while advocating for women in STEM.
In the video “What do programmers do?” Dianna tries to debunk in a funny way some prejudices about what is really the work of a software engineers, interviewing some software engineers who work for youtube.

Educational activity


Gender stereotype

Is STEM nerdy, boring and dirty and thus not interesting for girls?

Gender awareness level

1 Foundation



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