Since 1999 this series of popular lectures at Foothill College in Los Altos, California, has featured noted astronomers explaining the latest celestial discoveries and ideas in everyday language.
Submit your white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach, and the Society's role in these areas, to the AAS Education Task Force by 12 May.
The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!
The AAS Education Task Force invites the submission of white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach and the Society's role in these areas.
StudySoup, an online peer-to-peer learning marketplace, has launched a new scholarship program open to high school seniors through graduate students. Deadline for fall 2016 semester scholarship: 1 October 2016
President Obama hosted the first ever White House Science Fair six years ago and will host the final fair of his administration on Wednesday, 13 April. Watch online at wh.gov/science-fair.
We're looking for DC-area members to represent the Society and share the excitement of physics and astronomy with kids of all ages at the USASEF, 14-17 April 2016, in the Washington Convention Center.
AAS member Stefan Kautsch shares an op-ed piece he recently published in several Florida newspapers to explain to the public why what astronomers do is important.
The Every Student Succeeds Act reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, rewrites No Child Left Behind, and aims to strengthen education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Data show only a weak correlation between Graduate Record Exam scores and success in grad school. Worse, there are stronger correlations of score with gender and race.