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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 and College Science Teachers
for the Use of Data Collection Technology in the Classroom

Vernier Technology Awards

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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier Software and Technology

Deadline Date:

12/15/21 Receipt

Description:

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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 and college science teachers in eligible locations to recognize the innovative use of data collection technology in the classroom. Awards will be presented on the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. Awardees will be honored at the Awards Banquet during the NSTA conference. Eligible applicants are teachers of science in grades K–college classrooms that reside in an NSTA district.

A partnership of Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), this award recognizes the innovative use, or potential use, of data-collection technology (e.g. probes or sensors) interfacing with a computer, graphing calculator, or handheld in the science classroom. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156690

Number of Grants:

Seven awards will be presented in the following categories: One elementary (grades K–5) award; two middle level (grades 6–8) awards; three high school (grades 9–12) awards; and one college award.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award consists of a $1,000 cash prize; $3,000 in Vernier products; and up to $1,500 towards expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Education.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Teachers of science in grades K–college classrooms, that reside in an NSTA district, are eligible.

Applicants may not have won previously at their school.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received by December 15, 2021.

Awardees will be honored at the Awards Banquet during the NSTA conference.

Applications should reflect NGSS and/or national science education standards.

Applications must include three letters of support from individuals and groups who are familiar with the applicant’s work.

Please be advised that you may apply for more than one award; however, you are eligible to win only one NSTA award per year. Each application must be based on a unique program and process. Submission of the same idea and materials to different NSTA award programs will result in the disqualification of all applications. If your idea or project has received an NSTA award in the past, that idea or project is not eligible to receive an additional award.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To nominate online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/TeacherAwardsNominations2021

To apply online: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/NSTATeacherAwards2021

Please feel free to e‐mail awards@nsta.org.

NSTA
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington VA 22201
703.312.9254

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For a map of NSTA districts, see: https://www.nsta.org/map-nsta-districts

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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