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K-12: Unique Contributions Through AIChE and How YOU Can Get Involved!
Sep 23, 2009
Supporting Others: Students, Society
Jun 13, 2009
Developing the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
Apr 22, 2008
How can engineers and scientists best influence and inspire the next generation of scientific leaders? How can we reach out to the K-12 community to...
Vote for Your Favorite Student Videos!
August 14, 2015
O￼f all of the engineering disciplines, it is toughest to describe what exactly a chemical engineer does. “Part of the difficulty lies in the fact that the other engineering...
July 15, 2010
I'll admit it. I'm a person who gets bored... very easily. Of consequence, there is one thing I find intolerable for myself: inactivity. There are lots of people like me and we...
Introducing High School Students to Chemical Engineering
March 18, 2013
As part of the AIChE Apprentice program, one young chemcial engineerg spoke to high school students on the topic of "What can chemical engineers do?" Read more about it here.
Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers, One Classroom at a Time
February 14, 2012
Friday afternoons at the Greer Elementary School Extended Day Enrichment Program (EDEP) are a time for the kindergarten through fifth grade students in this after-school program...
12-Year-Old Wins Chemistry Competition
August 22, 2014
Twelve-year-old Audrey Gallier hasn’t decided what she wants to do when she grows up, but she knows it involves science. And she’s not waiting until college to crack open advanced...
K-12 Outreach – ChE’s Giving Back
August 8, 2011
AIChE, through its Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC), wants to establish a community of its members who are interested in using K-12 outreach as a way to spread the message...
Lehigh University Student Chapter Share Science with Local 8th Grade
April 26, 2013
AIChE student chapter members at Lehigh University visited Broughal Middle School to share the world of chemistry and engineering through demonstrations with four eighth-grade...
Houston: Encouraging the Next Generation of Chemical Engineers
May 16, 2012
During AIChE’s Spring Meeting in Houston, TX, eight meeting attendees visited Booker T. Washington High School to speak with students about chemical engineering. Booker T...
K-12 Outreach: It’s Fun and Beneficial to Your Career
December 29, 2014
By Colin Young, Univ. of Utah ￼￼￼￼￼ I have been involved in K-12 outreach for the past five years and have worked with students of all ages — from first graders to high school...
Cocoa, Kids, and Chemical Engineering – A Sweet Combination
September 28, 2011
The “What in the World” (WITW) program for fifth and sixth graders was started in 1996 by the Lancaster and Lebanon (PA) Science and Technology Alliance (LLSTA). I have personally...
High School Outreach Program Features Astronaut Al Sacco
May 2, 2013
An outreach program for high school students in San Antonio featured speaker astronaut and chemical engineering professor Al Sacco.
K-12 Engineering Competitions at the University of Tulsa
June 11, 2012
How do we, as chemical engineers, inspire the next generation that will follow in our footsteps? Tulsa has two great examples: the High School Chem-E-Car competition and the...
South Texas Section Hosts "When I Grow Up" Outreach
July 14, 2015
The South Texas Section hosted a booth at “When I Grow Up,” a K-12 career fair organized by the Houston Independent School District.
K-12 Outreach Ideas Shared at Student Conference Workshop
October 16, 2011
Frank Petrocelli lead the K-12 Student Chapter Workshop on Saturday morning. K-12 outreach is so vital to the future of science and engineering in the United States and its...
Lehigh University AIChE Student Chapter Reaches Out to Middle School Students
May 17, 2013
In an effort to cultivate an early interest in science, math, and engineering in middle school students, Lehigh University’s AIChE student chapter recently held a successful...
Call for Volunteers: K-12 Activities at the AIChE Annual Meeting
September 26, 2012
On Sunday, October 28th, as part of the 2012 Annual Meeting, AIChE will be sponsoring an educational outreach event for local high school students from the Pittsburgh area. Learn...
Wahoo Wizards: A University of Virginia Classroom Outreach Story
November 16, 2011
Wahoo Wizards is a community outreach program that was started eleven years ago and is supported by the AIChE student chapter at the University of Virginia. Named after the...
AIChE Educational Outreach Impacts Students in Brazil
June 19, 2013
Read how AIChE Student Chapter members in Brazil are taking an active role in keeping teens in school with life lessons and important facts about their future.
Science Is for Everyone, Kids Included!
January 4, 2013
In this TEDTalk, Beau Lotto and one of the world's youngest published scientists (Amy O'Toole) share their findings and their passion for learning.
K-12 Outreach: Hershey Company Shadow Program
November 25, 2011
For the past several years, the Susquehanna AIChE chapter has sponsored a shadow program for high school students at a handful of local businesses. One of the most active programs...
Bay Area High School Students Experience Chemical Engineering at AIChE Annual Meeting
November 14, 2013
This year, 47 high school students eager to learn more about chemical engineering took part in AIChE’s Outreach in Action event at the Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Drexel University AIChE Members Support Educational Outreach
March 11, 2013
Drexel University AIChE members recently shared their enthusiasm for math and science through the Lindy Scholars program, teaching a science lesson to seventh grade students from...
Rocky Mountain K-12 Outreach in Action!
December 2, 2011
Greetings from the Rocky Mountain Section of AIChE! Since our section covers a lot of territory, it makes sense that several different types of outreach projects exist throughout...
AIChE at USASEF: Doing Our Part for STEM Education
May 9, 2014
What’s a hydrogel? How do chemical engineers design mixers for viscous fluids such as chocolate? These and other questions were answered at the AIChE-sponsored booth at the recent...
Girl Scout STEM Workshop: Experience with 6th-10th Grade Girls in Rural Oklahoma
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Recently, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. has launched a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) initiative to engage girls in hands-on...