Best Friend Research Team Agrees: AEOP Sets You Up for Success

Posted on May 24, 2022

Meet Jack Wilds, a North Carolina State University freshman majoring in Physics and Math, Cameron Davis, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill freshman majoring in Biochemistry and vocal performance, and Colin Davis, a Columbia University freshman majoring in biochemistry on a pre-med track, all former AEOP Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) alumni.  See More


The Country’s Top STEM Talent Return to Albuquerque for the 60th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Posted on April 29, 2022

National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) returned for an in-person event for the first time since 2019, and it did not disappoint! Over 220 students from across the country and DoDEA-supported schools in Europe and the Pacific joined us in Albuquerque, N.M. for the 60th annual National JSHS.  See More


NASEF Takes JSS Online

Posted on January 27, 2022

Are you an avid Minecraft player? AEOP’s Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) is now available on your favorite video game! We teamed up with the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) to bring JSS to you virtually through Minecraft: Education Edition.  See More


JSHS Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

Posted on December 15, 2021

Since the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) began 60 years ago in 1961, the Tri-Services-supported competition has been challenging students to explore their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) interests and hone their research skills. See More


Bringing JSS to Life in a Virtual World

Posted on September 22, 2021

Located an hour outside of Nashville is the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS), which serves around 38,000 students in Clarksville, Tennessee. At CMCSS, Karen Harper serves as the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Science Curriculum Consulting Teacher for K-8. See More


Twenty Years of eCYBERMISSION

Posted on September 14, 2021

Twenty years ago, the U.S. Army answered the President’s call to action to prepare and inspire students to explore the world of STEM.  In response, eCYBERMISSION was born. The eCYBERMISSION competition engages a broad spectrum of America’s sixth to ninth graders offering them the opportunity to explore STEM concepts, investigate problems in their communities, and […] See More

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