The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
Do you teach in a middle school or high school? Do you have an innovative idea for improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) learning in your classroom? Is your idea project-based learning with measurable outcomes?
Every year tens of millions of students in grades 9–12 participate in science fairs around the globe, but only about 1,800 earn the honor of competing for nearly $5 million awards bestowed each May at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Competing at ISEF starts at a science fair affiliated with the Society for Science & the Public.
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Innovative Reading Grant supports the planning and implementation of a unique and innovative program for children that motivates and encourages reading, especially with struggling readers. The $2,500 award is for a successful reading project that demonstrates the potential to improve reading in kindergarten through ninth grade.
In a time when many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, the Snapdragon Book Foundation wants to make sure that school libraries are still offering children good books to read, especially those in disadvantaged communities.