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Science Fair Judging; Houston-based energy and Sally Ride science festivals during Earth Science Week; Location: Houston, TX
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Landslides constitute a major geologic hazard. They are widespread, occurring in all 50 states, and cause ¤1-2 billion in damages and more than 25 fatalities on average each year. Landslides commonly occur with other major natural disasters, such as earthquakes and floods (USGS Learning Web)....
Grade Level   5 6 7 8
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In Deep-Sea Coral Communities: Sentinels of a Changing Ocean, a lesson for grades 9-12 from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries, students investigate the unique biology of deep-sea corals and learn to identify soft corals, hard corals, invertebrates, and fish found in these communities. To identify...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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COMET and MetEd offer many resources suitable for use in teaching geosciences to students in K-12.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The mini-grants program is intended to support projects that foster creative expression, collaboration, and interaction with a diverse community. The funding program provides an opportunity for educators, whose efforts are often inadequately funded or recognized, to create special activities outside...
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"This foundation funds projects that bring communities together. Awesome ideas """"spark an instant of joy and delight and inspire long-term hope for a more awesome future."""" Some chapters also routinely contact applicants for interviews before awarding the fellowships. Anyone can apply, and...
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As part of the Target commitment to supporting education, the new Target Field Trip Grants program will award 5,000 U.S. educators grants of ¤700 each to fund a field trip for their students. Target Field Trip Grants funds may be used for visits to art, science, and cultural museums;...
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Created to support front-line educators who often do not have a voice in funding decisions, the Foundation's Community Grants subsidize small, concrete projects, which will improve inner-city education within the coming year in the cities where Brown Rudnick has its offices. Although the amount of...
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"The foundation's primary interests include formal K-12 education (particularly math, science, and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. The foundation's community grants support a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention, and youth development...
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These grants go to projects that promote community stewardship of natural resources and enhance local water quality, watersheds, and the species and habitats they support. Projects should have measurable ecological, educational, and community benefits and include diverse community partnerships and...
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Published in 2007
Do you live in an urban heat island? In this audio report from QUEST produced by KQED, learn how trees are cooling down urban areas. Discover what urban heat islands are and the effect they have on the atmosphere. Also, learn how homeowners and businesses can cool down their communities.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Teaching Media Videos or Animations
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Published in 2009
This report gives a detailed look on the status and trends of geoscience education from K-12 and up through community college courses.
Education Reports Professional Resources
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Published in 2016
The USDA's Farm to School Program has produced School Gardens: Using Gardens to Grow Healthy Habits in Cafeterias, Classrooms, and Communities, a document that provides a brief overview of the benefits and educational uses of school gardens. It includes links to successful school garden programs and...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Lowe's Toolbox for Education to Support Parent-Teacher Group Projects. As part of its continued support for public education, Lowe's Companies, Inc. has announced that its new Toolbox for Education program will award grants to parent-teacher organizations and parent-teacher associations for...
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TsunamiReady is a voluntary community recognition program that promotes tsunami hazard preparedness as an active collaboration among federal, state/territorial and local emergency management agencies, community leaders and the public. The main goal of the program is to improve public safety before,...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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In this 30-minute activity, children ages 7 and up, and their families go outside on a clear evening and view the sky to see the Moon for themselves. Using sky charts and other resources, and possibly in partnership with a local astronomical society, children navigate the Moon's impact craters, flat...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Through the Teacher Vision grant program, AEP supports projects that have an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement. Priority will be given to projects that promote science, mathematics, technology, electrical safety, the balanced study of energy and the environment, and energy...
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We offer local community development grants up to ¤10-000 to nonprofit organizations whose programs and missions support at least one of the Duke Energy Foundation's four investment priorities: education, economic and workforce development, environment and community impact. Applications may...
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Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants are awarded annually to teachers/educators of grades K–12 to help improve the education of their students, school and/or community in the science of meteorology. The Grant is intended to allow teachers to: purchase scientific materials and/or equipment for the...
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Our Mission: The specific purpose of the Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. is to promote the earth sciences, paleontology, and the lapidary arts within the community. The objectives are to have educational meetings, earth science field trips, and exhibitions with members and the community...
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