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Building A Love For Math And Science

May 15, 2017

Knocking down a stack of blocks, then backing up to switch directions, a robot effortlessly moves around a local school as a group of children watch and wait for their turn to operate the remote control. The children marvel at the hodgepodge of whirring motors, nuts and bolts, the culmination of their hard work in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) robotics competition. Through STEM experiences, competitions and research apprenticeships, the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)--managed by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) on behalf of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology--offers an array of educational opportunities for children from kindergarten through college. As a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, RDECOM is working with AEOP and its academic and industry partners to develop the workforce of the future. Read more


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