Solar Week is a collection of games, lessons and activities focusing on the Sun-Earth Connection and aimed at middle and high school students. Originating in 2000 as a daughter-site to the successful Yohkoh Public Outreach Project, Solar Week is now a success in its own right with over 20,000 students participating since its inception. A specific goal of Solar Week is to encourage middle-school girls to pursue science. Students of both genders interact on-line with female solar physicists acting as role models and mentors; all of the scientists participating in Solar Week are women and a key topic is careers in science. Participating students learn about the Sun-Earth interaction via a series of daily topics and through an online Q&A session with the scientists. Solar Week, now a joint project of SECEF and Rice University, occurs bi-annually, in the fall and again in the spring around the equinox.