Education in Science
Making Science Fun for the Whole Family
Abbott’s Family Science program brings kids, their parents and teachers together with some of our best scientists for fun, exciting evenings filled with experiments and hands-on lessons in the principles of scientific discovery and technological innovation.
Bringing Middle Schoolers to Abbott
Abbott’s Operation Discovery program brings middle school students and teachers into our laboratories to experience our company’s passion for science and discovery firsthand. More than 3,700-middle school students have participated to date.
Helping Families and Businesses Save Precious Water Resources
Abbott scientists visit schools in Casa Grande, Arizona, to teach the science, mechanics and economics of water conservation, a subject of vital importance to water-stressed communities like Casa Grande that must make the most of every drop.
Advancing Education About New Energy Sources
Middle and high school students in Sturgis, Michigan, are learning about the science and economics of alternative energy, thanks to a pioneering program developed by the Abbott Fund in conjunction with the Sturgis schools.
Enhancing Science Education
Working with After School Matters, we’ve devised an innovative program to bring science into the classrooms of some of the most underserved high school students in Chicago.