Generation Health: The Science of Us aims to make the connection between students’ health and the science behind the prevention and treatment of disease. This program offers standards-aligned experiential learning resources for students in grades 6-8, as well as resources for AstraZeneca employees to take their industry knowledge into the classroom and inspire students to consider STEM careers in healthcare. Additionally, this program provides STEM resources to students through sponsorship of STEM Connect, in partnership with Learning Undefeated.
How AstraZeneca Champions Inclusion & Diversity in Science
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company delivering innovative medicines used by millions of patients worldwide.
AstraZeneca’s contribution to society extends beyond making medicines to also benefit people and the planet. We know that the best ideas come from collaboration among people with different backgrounds, cultures and experiences who listen to one another and are not afraid to speak up. We practice inclusion in our laboratories, communities, and classrooms and are committed to supporting the next generation of bold thinkers and science leaders.
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca-us.com and follow us on Twitter @AstraZenecaUS.
Learning Undefeated provides life-changing STEM experiences for high needs communities by providing equitable access to education and inspiring students to imagine their own success. Through innovative and experiential education programs for grades K-12, we are sparking interest in STEM careers, building the workforce that will drive the innovation economy, and bridging school, community, health and business. Visit www.learningundefeated.org to learn more.
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.
AstraZeneca, Learning Undefeated, and Discovery Education have teamed up to provide STEM Connect to select schools nationwide, promoting the critical connection between STEM learning and healthcare careers. See how you can use STEM Connect to augment your core curriculum with hands-on challenges that apply STEM thinking to real-world scenarios.