Foundation / Corporation
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Shell
01/22/21 11:59 PM EST
Awards to USA teachers in multiple states and regions to recognize excellence in science instruction. The award is intended to recognize elementary, middle, and high school programs for their approaches to science lab instruction utilizing restricted resources. The purpose of the award is to present the work of teachers, representing their schools, who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences with limited equipment/resources.
Applicants will be individual teachers of science in grades k-12, representing their schools in the following targeted areas near Shell assets:
GrantWatch ID#: 184712
-One elementary and one Middle School from each asset will each receive a lab makeover with professional development support package* valued up to $10,000**.
-One High School from each asset will receive a lab makeover with professional development support package* valued up to $15,000.
-Prizes include lab equipment from Carolina Biological Supply Company ($5k for elementary/middle; $10k for high schools), NSTA STEM Forum on science education, NSTA membership, NSTA Learning Center.
-A grand prize school will be selected for each grade band, the winning school’s principal and teacher will receive an additional prize package to attend NSTA’s national conference on science education.
-The Grand Prize Winners and their principals will be honored at the Teacher Awards Gala and Shell Reception at NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education, during the second year.
**Each elementary and middle school will be required to order the Smithsonian kits as part of their support package. *Professional development includes the Smithsonian Institution (k-8); Carolina Biological; and the NSTA Learning Center.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/2020regionalchallenge
To nominate: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/2020nstaRegionalNominations
Amanda Upton, the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Competition liaison, at 703.312.9217 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.O. Box 818
Lancaster, SC 29720
In specified eligible area school districts.
USA: Alabama: Mobile; California: Martinez and Carson; Louisiana: Convent and Geismar, Norco, Port Allen, and New Orleans ; Pennsylvania: Monaca ; Texas: Deer Park, Houston, and Kermit; Washington: Puget Sound
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