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TRAC National  http://www.trac.net
AASHTO/TRAC is a hands-on education program designed for use in science, math, and social science classes.  TRAC connects high school students to the work world of transportation and inspires them to consider careers in transportation
CPEP, Connecticut’s pre-engineering program, is dedicated to providing programs that encourage young students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
ASEE EngineeringK12 Center http://www.engineeringk12.org
Offers useful, easily accessible materials, and comprehensive data on outreach programs related to engineering education.
NASA’s Engineering Design Challenges Program http://edc.nasa.gov/
NASA's Engineering Design Challenges Program provides hands-on engineering challenges for students in middle and high school. These challenges are free for anyone and are downloadable.
 
The Infinity Project is a nationally recognized partnership between leading research universities, industry, government, and K-12 educators to help school districts incorporate modern engineering and technology in their high school curricula.
 
Engineers Week  http://www.eweek.org/
Engineers Week is dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to our quality of life.  February 19-26, 2006 promotes recognition among parents, teachers and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and motivates youths to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse, vigorous and informed engineering workforce.
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JETS promotes interest in engineering, science, mathematics, and technology, and is dedicated to providing real-world engineering and problem-solving skills.