Member Spotlight

Adam Colestock is a STEAM (STEM and Arts) and Coding integration teacher at The Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, Illinois. He introduces computer science to grades 4-8 through units that integrate a significant programming component into the curriculum.

Darren Dressen is a teacher at Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California. His classes include honors-level Chemistry and a course on Advanced Science Investigations.

How do you stay up-to-date on the latest science?

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

Turning a disaster into a discovery is one mission of microbiologist Patricia Sobecky.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.

There’s not much that can give you a new outlook on Earth like looking down at it from space.

Ellen Ochoa has done that four times.

Sherri Rukes teaches at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois. For several years she taught a combination of regular chemistry, honors chemistry, and physics, and for the past decade she has been the school’s AP chemistry teacher.

When an outbreak of plague is suspected at a national park, National Park Service Veterinary Epidemiologist Danielle Buttke kicks into gear. Buttke, a 2017-2018 Leshner Fellow, is one of only two NPS epidemiologists. She is in charge of zoonotic diseases—infections that can be transmitted from animals to humans—and must respond to emergent public health issues in more than 400 national parks.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science. To find out how you can be a force for science, visit www.forceforscience.org.