Annie’s Homegrown, Inc. offers grants to schools and educational programs to build an edible school garden (for example, growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains) in the United States. Two types of grants are available: Getting Started grants for a new garden program and Digging Deeper grants for already existing programs. Grants of $3,000 will be awarded to new school garden programs, and three grants of $5,000 will be awarded to existing school garden programs. Eligible applicants are K–12 public, private, and charter schools and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Interested applicants will find additional details about these grants on GetEdFunding, a website sponsored by CDW•G with access to a free database of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
The Audubon Bird Guide is a free and complete field guide to more than 800 species of North American birds that fits right in a user’s pocket. Developed for all experience levels, it will help users identify the birds around them, keep track of the birds they’ve seen, and get outside to find new birds near them.
Designed by SEEKRTECH CO. for iOS and Android devices, the Forestapp encourages users to be productive by staying focused in their work and studies. Forest coaches users to “be present in their daily life,” whether they are teaching or learning in the classroom, studying in a library, engaging with friends, or involved in any other activities.
The Science Without Borders Challenge is an international art contest that engages students in promoting the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean science and conservation issues.