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Featured Grants For Grades 6 - 12
 

Funded projects in grades 6-12 provide students with the opportunity to "do science" in new ways that promise to increase their engagement with the subject matter and improve their learning. Below are descriptions of funded projects and a sample list of recent awardees.

 

Allegany High School - Cumberland, MD

The main objectives of this "STEM Lessons with Robots" project are to increase the amount of students enrolled in Physics and certain Math classes to increase enthusiasm about the subjects, become more knowledgeable about careers in areas such as Engineering and be able to use critical and creative thinking, innovation and logic skills to complete real world tasks. Read More...

Berkeley Prep School - Berkeley Springs, WV

Berkeley Prep eighth graders will "mentor" fifth graders from the local elementary school to engage in two hours/month of inquiry based project learning focused on STEM under their "Changing Lives with Imagineering" program. Read More...

Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy - Washington, D.C.

Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools strives to empower students to affect change in their communities through infusing public policy into its classes. Read More...

Charlottesville Waldorf School - Charlottesville, VA

The eighth grade electronics course will focus on the fundamentals of circuit electricity, electronic components, the completion of a door or window alarm and, time permitting, a line-following robot. Read More...

Cooper Middle School - Austell, GA

"Living in the 21stC" will allow students to envision what their lives would be like when they turn 25 by looking at the future of transportation and housing. Read More...

Cumberland Regional High - Seabrook, NJ

This biotechnology lab project focused on genetics and DNA is geared towards students enrolled in Advanced Placement Biology. Read More...

East Wake Academy- Zebulon, NC

This project is collaboration between Chemistry and Algebra II students where students will learn about and demonstrate the relationship between science and math. Read More...

Eisenhower High School - Rialto, CA

Eisenhower High School will implement problem based learning strategies and "argument driven inquiry (ADI)" to increase scientific literacy and exposure to STEM careers. Read More...

Elwood Middle School -Elwood, NY

This hands-on" Digital Fabrication for Community Service" project is designed to expose students to math, science and engineering principles using digital technology as well as encourage involvement in helping others in the Read More...

Emerald STEM Magnet Middle School - El Cajon, CA

Geometry class students will apply and extend their knowledge of geometric solids to the study of ergonomics by designing and producing products that will enhance the quality of life by retrofitting existing products or redesigning them to be more ergonomic. Read More...

Estes Park High School -Estes Park, CO

Students at Estes Park High School (EPHS) involved with this "Bobcat Engineered Radio Telescope" project are members of an elective class entitled Scientific Engineering, tackling complex hands-on building projects. Read More...

Garden Spot Middle School -New Holland, PA

The goal of this project is to bring a more technological hands-on experience to learning science by applying 3D technology and animation to science concepts. Read More...

Etna School - Etna, WY

This "Frogtastic Adventure" will begin with research on the poison dart frog environments and needs. Read More...

Floyd County High School - Floyd, VA

This rural county high school will offer high school students to observe relationships that occur between biotic and abiotic factors. Read More...

Gobles High School - Gobles, MI

Supporting the Common Core Standards, this project is meant to help increase math achievement and appreciation of math through the use of best teaching practices and recent calculator technology. Read More...

Hinsdale Central High School-Hinsdale, IL

This project is aligned with the 2013 Next Generation Science Standards that address the use of solar Read More...

Hood River Valley High School - Hood River, OR

This modern molecular Biology project will support a new course titled "Research, Genetics and Bioethics" designed to introduce students to modern research techniques, specifically in the areas of molecular biology and genetics and their ethical implications. Read More...

Irvine Public School Foundation - Irvine, CA

Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) is a nonprofit organization supporting the Irvine Unified School District which consists of 22 elementary, 5 middle and 4 high schools. Read More...

Ithaca High School - Ithaca, NY

Lego Mindstorm kits will be used for pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry and Trig students to work in groups to build robots through engagement, exploration, explanation, elaboration and evaluation inquiry based learning. Read More...

Kimball Union Academy - Meriden, NH

To encourage the growing interest in STEM at the school, students will be introduced to a new course on digital models and rapid prototyping technologies of 3D printing and laser cutting. Read More...

Laguna Beach High School - Laguna Beach, CA

This is an advanced Chemical Research program where 11th and 12th graders will engage in cutting edge biochemical research projects such as the investigation on the use of peptides to fight tumor cells, the inhibition of the growth of algae on submerged objects and the binding of toxins within the bloodstream. Read More...

Life Christian School - Aloha, OR

The goal of this project is to instruct students on the importance of the effect humans have on the environment, to improve student technical skills and chemistry knowledge and to implement technology in the classroom. Read More...

Lindenhurst High School - Lindenhurst, NY

The purpose of this grant is to build a greenhouse to allow studies of soil acidity, chemical reactions, organic processes to erosion, crop production and plant germination and prorogation. Read More...

Malverne Senior High School - Malverne, NY

This inquiry based project presents a cross-curricular approach across the various sciences including Earth Science, Chemistry, Forensics and Environmental Studies. Read More...

Memorial Middle School - Orlando, FL

Students will use the skills learned in various content areas to design and build a miniature golf course. Read More...

Mitchell Senior High School - Mitchell, S. Dakota

The overarching goal of STEEM2 (Science Technology Engineering English and Math - and "e"STEEM building) is to integrate the Next Generation Science Standards by implementing engineering projects into the developing science program at their Alternative School and Learning Center. Read More...

New Kent County Middle School - New Kent, VA

Trout in a Classroom is a theme based curriculum designed to capture student interest in science. Read More...

Noblesville High School-Noblesville, IN

Noblesville students in 8th Grade Science, Earth and Space Science, and Aerospace Engineering will work together on this pilot project to conduct three launches of a high-altitude weather balloon. Read More...

Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School - Cleveland, OH

Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School which currently serves approximately 500 students in K-11 will provide their urban students with the best resources to improve math and science education outcomes. Read More...

Ocean View High School - Huntington Beach, CA

This environmental science project is one in which students conduct research under the direction of a field biologist and teacher. Read More...

Our Lady of Assumption -Charlotte, NC

The "Exploring Robotics" program will initially be used as a third and fourth quarter computer elective for the middle school students during the 2013-2014 school year. Read More...

Pine Hill Adventist Academy-Auburn, CA

Three grade levels will work on collaborative projects to acquire skills of intuitive physical senses and hands-on learning and gain a greater understanding of the scientific process in this "Achievement Through Science Research (SATSR)" project. Read More...

Priest Elementary - Detroit, MI

This "Earthship" project is a result of the schools' focus on STEM for the 2013-2014 school year. Read More...

Rancho Verde High School- Moreno Valley, CA

Rancho Verde plans to introduce a new Agricultural Science program that will combine the science of agriculture with math and technology to give students the skills they need for a career in agriculture and food production. Read More...

St. Catherine of Bologna - Ringwood, NJ

This school will enhance their STEM program with a project that is designed to allow students to be actively engaged in the setup, monitoring and troubleshooting of a hydroponics system, which will ultimately expand into a larger scale aquaponics based permaculture project. Read More...

Red Cross Elementary School - Glasgow, KY

The proposed "Early Engineers" project will focus primarily on math with components of science and engineering entwined. Read More...

Science and Technology Magnet School of SE CT - New London, CT

Project ELITE: Environmental Literacy Enhanced is designed to boost content mastery, increase retention in science and application of knowledge gained. Read More...

Solar One -New York, NY

This grant supports the 2013 School Greening Projects Fund, an essential component of the Green Design Lab (GDL), Solar One's award-winning sustainability curriculum and program. Read More...

SUN Area Technical Institute - New Berlin, PA

This embryology project will support two health profession programs that result in students earning their Certified Nurses Aide certification. Read More...

William Matthew Middle School - Kirksville, MO

Students will use the LEGO Mindstorms program to work collaboratively to design and build programmable Read More...

 
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