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Our Projects

Strengthening and expanding the science and technology workforce is emphasized by an array of activities within AAAS Education and Human Resources programs. Here is an alphabetical list of some of our currently active programs and alliances:

Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)
Helping to increase underrepresented minorities in the sciences.

BioSciEdNet (BEN): National Science Digital Library
Resources on 77 biological sciences, for educators.

Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Program
AAAS helps to support this NSF effort to improve undergraduate STEM education.

Internships for aspiring scientists and engineers with disabilities..

Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12)
NSF-AAAS support for graduate students in the sciences.

Historically Black Colleges & Universities-Undergraduate Program
NSF-AAAS effort to strengthen scientific and technical education.

Kinetic City
Fun online games and other learning tools for K-12 students.

Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program
Placing scientists and engineers in summer reporting positions.

National Association of Academies of Science (NAAS)
Standing AAAS committee supports information exchange.

Public Science Day at the AAAS Annual Meeting
Engaging area school children in science through hands-on fun.

Science Books & Films (SB&F)
A critical review journal for all sciences and all ages.

The Science Inside Series
Plain-language booklets on health topics from alcohol to obesity.

Science in the Summer
Free program, helping children "grow into science."

Science NetLinks
Free, standards-aligned resources for K-12 science educators.

Science Update
Award-winning science radio program from AAAS.

Senior Scientists & Engineers
Volunteers support government, education and community goals.