Resource Teachers and Near-Peer Mentors Keep GEMS Engaging and Fun

Posted on December 21, 2022

Each summer, our amazing teams of Resource Teachers and Near-Peer Mentors bring the exciting world of STEM to students across the U.S. through AEOP’s Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) program. See More


GEMS provides a Gateway into STEM and More

Posted on December 20, 2022

Before joining GEMS, Ethan Zhou had been actively looking for hands-on STEM programs, but it wasn’t until his mom stumbled upon the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) program that they were both convinced this is how he should spend his summer. See More


A Summer of STEM for AEOP’S 2022 Unite Students!

Posted on July 18, 2022

It’s summertime, which means high school students across the country are exploring the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with AEOP’s Unite program! See More


Curious About Robotics? Spend the Summer Learning to Build a SumoBot!

Posted on June 27, 2022

Have you ever wondered how to make and operate a robot? Spend the summer learning how with the AEOP SumoBots program – no prior experience necessary! During AEOP SumoBots, students will learn to design, build and program SumoBots that navigate and battle in a fun competition format with other robot teams. See More


Celebrating 10 Years of Partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Posted on June 13, 2022

The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) and AEOP are celebrating a decade-long partnership that has resulted in sowing these seeds of innovation! See More


Lighting a Passion for STEM One Student at a Time

Posted on May 24, 2022

Sarah Cooper is not your typical high school chemistry teacher. A former microbiology researcher who worked with the military as a civilian scientist, Sarah has spent her teaching career crafting exciting and innovative ways to engage her students. See More

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