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  • Bob Hirshon is Program Director for Technology and Learning at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and host of the daily radio show and podcast Science Update . Hirshon also heads up Kinetic City , including the Peabody Award-winning children’s radio drama, McGraw-Hill...
  • Learning about chemical reactions is essential for advanced chemistry studies and, increasingly, to understand the chemistry of life itself. But test scores and other evidence show that many U.S. middle and high school students struggle to understand even basic chemical reactions such as oxidation...
  • Abell Institute mentors and students discuss the importance collaboration plays in helping young scholars engage the larger scientific community and strengthen their research. [AAAS/Carla Schaffer] Bahadir Namdar, a doctoral student in science education at the University of Georgia, has long had an...
  • Suzanne Thurston is a Project Director in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs and is the director of the award-winning website, Science NetLinks. Thurston has worked on education programs at AAAS for 13 years and holds a bachelors degree in Elementary Education. She...
  • The Science Inside series is AAAS’ premiere education tool to improve public understanding of science. The award-winning series develops and broadly shares plain language electronic and print materials focusing on scientific concepts that are important to the general public. Our goal is to give...
  • Maria Sosa is a senior project director in the AAAS Directorate for Education and Human Resources Program. She works on projects related to libraries, literacy, and STEM education resources. She is the editor-in-chief of the review journal SB&F Online and has published a number of books,...
  • Barbara Goldstein has been with Project 2061 since 1989. As a member of the communications department, she acts as administrative coordinator for the communications director and group and assumes additional program duties such as proofreading and editing as well as serving as the project...
  • Brian Sweeney is AAAS Project 2061's manager of applications development. He is responsible for the development of a variety of Web-based applications in support of Project 2061's researchers. He is also responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the project's Web site. Prior to...
  • Cari F. Herrmann Abell, Ph.D., joined AAAS Project 2061 in 2005 as a postdoctoral fellow for the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science and is currently a senior research associate contributing to the development of curriculum and assessment resources aligned to K-12 science learning goals. Her...
  • Mary Koppal is the communications director for Project 2061 of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is responsible for the project's publishing and outreach programs. Previously, Koppal was the publisher for the National Academy of Sciences’ Issues in Science and Technology...