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  • The Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science Creativity (KOFAC) has just published a translation of Volumes 1 and 2 of Project 2061’s popular Atlas of Science Literacy . Supported by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, KOFAC is active throughout the country in...
  • At the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll, AAAS volunteers helped children make and test hypotheses about whether household objects would sink or float in water. | AAAS/Carla Schaffer Volunteers from AAAS joined the First Family, Cookie Monster, Miss America and more than 30,000 people on 21 April...
  • Here's a look back at our 1998 review of one of Stephen Jay Gould's most popular books. Gould, Stephen Jay. Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History . (Illus.) NY Harmony 1998. 422pp. 98-11500. ISBN 0-609-60141-5. Index; C.I.P. Rating : Highly Recommended Level...
  • Check out these webinars, Twitter chats, video hangouts, and other online events pertaining to STEM and STEM education happening in the next two weeks. Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter ( @sciencenetlinks ) about any events that we're missing! Monday, April 7 Webinar: An Introduction...
  • Martin M. Fernandez joined AAAS Project 2061 in the Fall of 2013 as a research assistant. His current function is the evaluation and development of curriculum and assessment materials related to the life sciences. Prior to joining AAAS, he engaged in human biological research concerning public...
  • Women's History Month , celebrated in March of each year, is a time to reflect on and spread awareness of women's achievements. In STEM, for instance, groundbreaking female scientists—such as Rosalind Franklin, Ada Lovelace, and Maria Mitchell—who had been erased by history are finally gaining the...
  • Lydia Villa-Komaroff, chief scientific officer at CytonomeST, spoke at the 2014 Emerging Researchers National Conference in Washington, D.C. | Carla Schaffer/AAAS As a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff worked on a project using bacteria to make...
  • Consumer Health Booklets from The Science Inside Series Seven plain language booklets about the science behind common chronic illnesses — such as asthma and allergies, diabetes, and hypertension — were made available in print and online through The Healthy People Library Project. These booklets...
  • Free and open to the public! Hands-On Activities Speaker Series Career Pavilion Nifty Fifty Join more than 300,000 people in the nation’s largest celebration of science! AAAS is pleased to be a partner of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival taking place in Washington, D.C. More than 3,...