Resources

The following resources (in PDF format) are available for personal use. They include: white and position papers, AAAS Annual Reports, essays and collection booklets of specially selected Science papers focused on a specific discipline (e.g. Astronomy) or theme (e.g. Climate Change).

  • Monday, April 25, 2016
    April 2016 Issue of SB&F

    To honor National Poetry Month and Earth Day, our April issue includes a story on W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree, a film that examines the life and work of the poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and environmental activist. We also include an interview with author Sy Montgomery, author of the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize winning book The Octopus Scientists and a fun look back at the classic science fiction films of the 1950s. »

  • Thursday, March 17, 2016
    March 2016 issue of SB&F

    To recognize Women’s History Month, SB&F’s March issue reprises our evolving list of books about Women in Science. Our list contains books for all ages and we endeavor to select titles that reflect a broad range of topics. Some of the books are traditional biographies while others are narrative nonfiction stories that highlight women scientists conducting their scientific research in settings ranging from the field to the lab. »

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    February 2016 issue of SB&F

    In the February issue of SB&F we showcase two national events of interest and offer some reading suggestions to coincide with each theme. The first is World Read Aloud Day, sponsored by LitWorld.  »

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    January 2016 issue of SB&F

    In this issue of SB&F  we announce the winners of the 2016 AAAS/Subaru S&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books.  We are also introducing two new features. The first is called Read-Around-A-Theme and it highlights books for children and adults, plus related resources and discussion questions all based on an interesting or topical theme. We begin the series with octopuses, inspired by author Sy Montgomery’s two excellent 2015 titles on those amazing animals.  »

  • Monday, May 4, 2015
    Orienteering for Industry, a career guide

    Wonder how to transition from academia to industry? Wish you could stand out from the competition? 

    Download this free, 30-page career booklet for the latest information on successful job hunting in industry. You'll discover how to rebrand yourself, look for hidden jobs, give great interviews and fine-tune your career goals.

    Plus, you’ll hear from entrepreneurs, recruiters, and industry leaders, who share their personal insights on what it takes to succeed in industry. Special features include: »

  • Friday, February 6, 2015
    Wallpaper: Aurora Borealis

    Curtains of glowing, dancing light appear in the night sky at high latitudes, both north and south. Named for the Roman goddess of dawn, the aurora is among nature’s most awe-inspiring phenomena.

    For centuries, the nature of the aurora was a mystery that inspired poetic explanations involving dragons or warring armies in the sky. Early scientific theories were equally fanciful—including the idea that they were produced by sunlight scattered off ice crystals. »

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    AAAS MemberCentral: Every Scientist Has a Story

    Each of the AAAS scientists profiled in this publication has a personal story of scientific discovery. A moment when their curiosity compelled them to pursue new knowledge about the world around us. We invite you to read about these AAAS member scientists and policymakers who are on the frontlines of science and society.

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  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    AAAS BOO-LECULAR STENCIL – Test Tubes

    IT'S PUMPKIN CARVING TIME!

    This Halloween, show your love for Science with a AAAS pumpkin carving stencil.
    Free to download now! »

  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    AAAS BOO-LECULAR STENCIL – I Love Science

    IT'S PUMPKIN CARVING TIME!

    This Halloween, show your love for Science with a AAAS pumpkin carving stencil.
    Free to download now! »

  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    AAAS BOO-LECULAR STENCIL - Dinosaurs

    IT'S PUMPKIN CARVING TIME!

    This Halloween, show your love for Science with a AAAS pumpkin carving stencil.
    Free to download now! »