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Teens Teach Tech Grant

Teens Teaching Tech is a workshop series designed to provide older adults with one-on-one support with their modern devices from teens in the community to foster and cultivate intergenerational relationships. Apply for a grant to hold your own Teens Teaching Tech program in your community. Older adults have gadgets like digital cameras, tablets, mobile phones, and apps that they find challenging to use.

ESA LOFT Video Game Innovation Funding Opportunity

Annie's Spring 2014 Grants for Gardens

Annie's Grants for Gardens are provided to K-12 school gardens nationwide that connect children directly to fresh grown frutis and vegetables.

Best Buy Building 21st Century Grants

The Best Buy Community Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations that are located within 50 miles of a Best Buy facility.

Dimensions of Success Planning Tool

The DoS Program Planning Tool or DoS PPT is a new tool being developed by PEAR for practitioners in the field to use as they prepare staff to lead STEM activities. The DoS PPT aligns with the DoS observation tool, and focuses on how facilitators can prepare activities and prepare a teaching strategy that will allow them to reach high quality on all twelve dimensions. The DoS PPT is available in its first beta version before another round of revisions.

Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program (JDS) is a dynamic arts and science curriculum that teaches wetlands and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. The program incorporates scientific and wildlife management principles into a visual arts curriculum, with participants completing a JDS design as their visual “term paper."

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Siemens "We Can Change the World" Challenge

The Siemens “We Can Change the World” Challenge is the premier national environmental sustainability competition for grades K-12 students. Through project-based learning, students learn about science and conservation while creating solutions that impact their planet. Student teams from across the country will be challenged to create sustainable, reproducible environmental improvements in their local communities.

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The Young Naturalist Awards

The Young Naturalist Awards is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science. The Awards are an inquiry-based competition, complementing what students learn during the school day by encouraging them to independently explore the natural world around them.  

Entries may be submitted digitally from December 1, 2012 to March 1, 2013 and more information can be found here.


National Water Information System: Mapper

Mapper allows users to locate and retrieve data from approximately 1.5 million active and inactive stream gauges sites in all 50 States. You can find current and historical data on stream flow (discharge), temperature, specific conductance, pH, nutrients, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds for steams throughout California. One can also find links to annual stream reports that date major flow changes to a stream and break the flow data accordingly, allowing students to graph and interpret the changes.

USGS: Water Science for Schools

Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science School. Here you can find information on many aspects of water along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.