K-12 Initiative

The K-12 initiative leverages AIChE's Volunteer Base for enhanced and expanded local impact in K-12 Outreach. Our objective is to increase interest, awareness, and excitement for science and engineering in K-12 students and prepare future engineering students and professionals to creatively solve technical challenges in an ethical, environmentally responsible, and socially conscious way. 

What do chemical engineers do?

The profession covers a broad spectrum of specializations. We've developed this handy guide for you to share with students thinking about studying chemical engineering.

Need help with a K-12 outreach project? Contact one of our K-12 mentors below or, send us an email at K12Outreach@aiche.org, and we’ll be glad to assist

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