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STEM Enrichment activities spark student interest in STEM from the earliest grades through high school. They also provide experiential learning opportunities for educators. Our programs are great for students and teachers from all backgrounds and interests, and are designed to complement classroom learning and teaching by providing exciting, engaging, hands-on experiences. EXPLORE
STEM Competitions are designed to expose students to scientific research methods and engineering principles in an interactive, hands-on way, and enables them to compete for recognition, scholarships and awards. EXPLORE
AEOP Apprenticeships and Fellowships help you gain the skills and experience you need today to prepare for the STEM careers of tomorrow. As an apprentice or fellow, you will conduct cutting-edge research in a state-of-the-art facility alongside a professional STEM mentor. EXPLORE
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April 29, 2021
During the 59th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), students from across the country came together virtually to wow audiences with their STEM finesse. For the second year, thousands of students from all over the U.S., Puerto Rico, and the Department of Defense Schools of Europe and the Pacific Rim, competed virtually, sharing their […]
April 28, 2021
Innovation and creativity abounded last spring and summer as educators and youth workers moved mountains to offer safe ways to reduce disruptions caused by the pandemic and keep kids engaged. Camp Connect was born out of necessity and made the summer of 2020 as best as could be for nearly 13,000 students across the country […]
March 12, 2021
Each year, we invite people invested in inspiring and mentoring the next generation of STEM leaders to take part the eCYBERMISSION experience. Our volunteers include teachers, college professors, STEM professionals (military and civilian), college students and parents who serve as Ambassadors, CyberGuides and Virtual Judges!
March 12, 2021
Arcata, California. [March 12, 2021]: The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), in partnership with the Technology Student Association (TSA), has awarded a Unite grant to Humboldt State University (HSU), in Arcata, California, for its Humboldt County Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Youth Education Training effort.
February 22, 2021
Heading into our 19th annual eCYBERMISSION competition year, we are reflecting on all the people we have had the pleasure of working with over the years. From teachers to students to school officials, each person holds a special place in our hearts over here at Mission Control. Over the years we have had many repeat […]
February 8, 2021
Middle school is a period marked by rapid cognitive development and identity formation, both of which demand peer interaction and intellectual discovery. When the pandemic upended in-person learning last March, students lost many channels for collaboration, as education quickly went online.