Founded in 1981, AIMS Education Foundation began as a project funded by the National Science Foundation at the Fresno Pacific College. AIMS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of mathematics and science through an integrated approach. The foundation creates standards-based activities and curricula for an easy learning of the subjects for the grades K-9. The foundation offers a variety of activities including puzzles for solving mathematical problems, sample activities, books and workshops. It presents more than 670 workshops every year and customizes workshops by providing hands-on activities correlated to the state standards, preparing teachers to implement hands-on strategies and providing related materials for every participant. The foundation is located on the campus of Fresno Pacific University in Fresno, Calif.