STEM and Educational Outreach Program

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center (DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center) STEM and Educational Outreach Program offers a wide array of immersive educational activities in an effort to inspire students to pursue STEM career pathways. Utilizing evidence-based teaching strategies, DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center’s STEM programs actively engage students to enhance learning for all demographics. As advisors, guest-speakers, mentors, project judges and scientists in the classroom, our talented workforce invigorates STEM education in their local communities and beyond.

Local STEM Programs

The Chemical Biological Center offers both virtual “video-chat” lessons and in-classroom hands-on activities for elementary grade levels on a variety of STEM topics. All lessons have been aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and complement existing science curricula while highlighting real-world applications of STEM.

If you’re an educator in the communities surrounding Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (Harford & Cecil Counties), you can request a virtual or in-person STEM lesson for your classroom. There is no cost associated with any of our local STEM/Outreach programs. Please consult the links below for descriptions of our STEM lessons and recommended grade levels.

Chemical Biological Center Internships

Internship and Apprenticeship programs are available for high school through undergraduate students. Follow this link for more information:

U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)

The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) provides a portfolio of Army educational opportunities in STEM for the future generations of America’s workforce and teachers. The AEOP is composed of;

From elementary school through graduate school, students of all proficiency levels, interests, social and economic backgrounds are encouraged to participate in real-world STEM experiences involving these important disciplines while also engaging with Army-sponsored mentors.

U.S. Army AEOP Website