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2015 NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers

NIST

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently announced they are accepting applications for a grant program for middle school science teachers. This program underscores the importance of educating our teachers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). President Obama has set a priority of increasing the number of teachers who are proficient in these vital fields.

2015 Captain Planet Foundation Grant

Captain Planet Foundation

Grant deadline: January 31, 2015

The Captain Planet Foundation issued a call for applications for their small grant program to fund hands-on environmental projects that encourage youth around the world to work individually and collectively to solve environmental problems in their communities. 501(c)(3)nonprofit organizations, including schools, are encouraged to apply by January 31, 2015 with applications that are project-based, youth-driven, and have real environmental outcomes. 

AGI Accepting Applications for 2015 Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

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Deadline: January 10, 2015

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is accepting applications for the Edward C. Roy Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching. Given annually, this award is presented to one full-time K-8 teacher in the U.S. or U.K. whose excellence and innovation in the classroom elevates students' understanding of the Earth and its many processes.

Teacher Workshop -- GO BLUE: Creating a healthy water footprint

Tyler Arboretum

WHEN: January 17, 2015, 9:00 am  – 4:30 pm
WHERE: Tyler Arboretum, Media, PA (southeast PA)

Have you ever wondered how to green your school, but don’t know where to begin?  Do you want to save your school money?  Do you want to engage your students in active learning?  Do you want a healthier school?  Do you like free stuff?  Then this is the workshop for you!

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