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A Science Odyssey has joined forces with six organizations to create a network of 125 outreach sites: the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Library Association, Association of Science-Technology Centers, Boys & Girls Clubs of American, National Science Teachers Association, and the Public Broadcasting Service.

These sites weave A Science Odyssey into its programming for youth, educators, and families; enhance the project's reach in its local community; and serve as A Science Odyssey resource for members throughout its national organization.

See the U.S. map to find a site near you.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is a nonprofit professional society dedicated to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence across all disciplines, and to the public's understanding of science and technology. A Science Odyssey is working with the AAAS and especially the Interfaith Communities Initiative to weave the themes of A Science Odyssey into programming for youth.

American Library Association
The American Library Association, founded in 1876, is the oldest and largest national library association in the world. Its mission is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Association of Science-Technology Centers
Founded in 1973, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is a nonprofit association with over 500 members, comprised of science centers and related institutions, including zoos, nature centers, aquaria, planetariums and space theaters, natural history and children's museums. ASTC supports and stimulates excellence and innovation in science museums, and strengthens their capacity to serve as effective community resources in promoting public understanding of science and technology.

The Museum of Science in Boston has played a key role in the development of materials for A Science Odyssey. The Museum produced a script for a public science demonstration and for a science theater production, and a curriculum for a camp-in -- all related to the themes of A Science Odyssey.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
The Boys & Girls Club Movement is a nationwide affiliation of local, autonomous organizations and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. These groups work to help youth of all backgrounds, with special concern for those from disadvantaged circumstances, develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders.

National Science Teachers Association
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA publishes journals, books, and a magazine; provides many programs and services, including awards; and offers professional development workshops, and educational tours.

Public Broadcasting Service
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), a private, nonprofit corporation founded in 1969, is a unique local-national partnership among public television stations. Created and owned by the stations, PBS exists to serve them with programming and services of the highest quality and with the imaginative use of technology to advance education, culture, and citizenship.




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