The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University aims to promote scientific literacy and interest among K-12 students, teachers, and communities in our region, our state, and our nation by encouraging interest in the sciences in K-12 students, actively engaging K-12 students and teachers in relevant and inspiring experiences in math & science, motivating K-12 students to reach their full potential in science by providing them with access to exciting, hands-on laboratory activities, enthusiastic science mentors, and a supportive environment that encourages their intellectual development, providing opportunities for Auburn University faculty and undergraduate and graduate students to share their passion for science with a broad audience, and providing professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers to improve the quality of math & science education.