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.

Chemical Biological Center Internships

Internship and Apprenticeship programs are available for an 8-week Summer term and often other times throughout the year. 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