There are great STEM resources available online for free to help K-12 students understand science and chemical engineering concepts and to help develop their interest in science.
This short video provides teachers with a way to introduce school students to CRISPR-Cas9. Also see the accompanying downloadable lesson plan.
This series of short science videos is ready for the classroom, including a downloadable lesson plan.
AIChE is shaping the future of chemical engineering by ensuring the next generation of engineers and C-suite executives represent all walks of life.
Ever wonder what factors shape the decision to pursue STEM professions, and how you can encourage more girls and young women to pursue chemical engineering?
Want to share your passion for chemical engineering or biological engineering with students? Volunteer for Engineers Week, or profit from other AIChE opportunities.
Among their many activities, chemical engineering students at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL) are gearing up to host the 2020 Mid-America Student Regional Conference.
A camp for high school students presents chemical engineering as a career, complete with a hands-on chemical engineering challenge.
Finding other chemical engineers or biological engineers with similar interests can deliver personal and professional rewards.
The new AIChE competition will launch at the AIChE Annual Meeting and highlight the best chemical engineering and STEM presentations and demonstrations for K-12 students.
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Future City challenged students to design a city of he future that could withstand and quickly recover from a natural disaster.
The Houston AIChE Student Chapter brings chemical engineering into the classroom to give young women hands-on experiences with STEM topics.
“Girl Day” is a movement spearheaded by DiscoverE aimed at inspiring grade-school girls to find a calling in engineering. And there's still time to volunteer.
Join us in celebrating Engineers Week 2019 as we recognize the many ways engineers make a difference in the world.
Chemical engineering students at UVA have been introducing K-6 children to the wonders of science for nearly 20 years.
Dozens of AIChE Student Chapters are helping to inspire the next generation of chemical engineers through their K-12 Outreach Programs.
AIChE joins 3,000+ STEM exhibitors to share with grade school students what chemical engineers do and how they contribute to society and the workforce.
ChE’s everywhere will engage in classroom and community K–12 outreach projects during Engineers Week 2018 (Feb. 18–24).
The two brothers' new app, Refyne, uses an interactive refinery game to teach basic chemical engineering concepts.
John Cirucci, an AIChE Foundation Trustee, sat down with ChemE senior and AIChE volunteer Lizzy Zimmerman for a chat about her efforts at the University of Iowa, her insights on STEM outreach and her plans for the future.
Hear AIChE president Bond Calloway talk about why he chose a career in STEM, some key moments of his career, and his involvement in RAPID with Savannah River.
AIChE and member volunteers from the Northern California (NorCal) Local Section will take part in one of the U.S.'s largest K-12 outreach events, when AIChE hosts an exhibi
O￼f all of the engineering disciplines, it is toughest to describe what exactly a chemical engineer does.
The South Texas Section hosted a booth at “When I Grow Up,” a K-12 career fair organized by the Houston Independent School District.
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 textbooks...
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 3rd USA Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) in Washington, D.C.
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.
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.
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 interactive science and chemical engineering outreach event at Broughal Middle School in Bethlehem, PA.
An outreach program for high school students in San Antonio featured speaker astronaut and chemical engineering professor Al Sacco.
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 science classes.
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.
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 three west Philadelphia schools. Read more about their experience.
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.
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 how to volunteer!
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 Chemical Switch competition.
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. Washington is a magnet school for the engineering professions in the Houston Independent School District.
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 the region. We encourage new members and young professionals to lead similar efforts and take the time to share their efforts as well! Following, we highlight two of our outreach efforts.
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 has been at The Hershey Company (THC). Each spring, a number of engineers at THC have been involved with a half-day shadow program that involves exposing four to six high school students to chemical engineering.
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 unofficial mascot of the university, this program aims to immerse K-6 students in the Charlottesville, VA, community in science and engineering.
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 been involved with it for the last five years. This vocational program is designed to help students understand why they need to study and do well in math and science.
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 about the positive impact that chemical engineers have on society, and about the great career opportunities that exist in our profession.