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Featured Grants For Grades K - 5

Elementary schools from throughout the United States received grants up to $1,000 for project-based learning in science and mathematics. Below are descriptions of funded projects and a sample list of recent awardees.

Akivah School - Nashville, TN

In this "All About Architecture" project, architecture will be the lens through which students explore much of their curriculum. Read More...

Alpine Elementary School - Alpine, TX

Alpine will conduct a "Playground Renovation" project where gifted and talented K-4 students will act as Project Managers. Read More...

Aptakisic Tripp School - Buffalo Grove, IL

Students will learn why there is a great need to explore renewable energy sources. Inquiry-based lessons will challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate renewable energy sources. Read More...

Betsy Ross Elementary School - Anaheim, CA

With this "Jr. Paleontologist" project, students will be able to see and learn about dinosaurs, their fossils, and the scientists that study them. Read More...

Boston Elementary School - Woodstock, GA

For kindergarten students, it is important to build a strong foundation in number sense. Read More...

Chapman Hill - Salem, OR

Attracting students to engineering, technology, science and math requires hands-on activities which engage curiosity, while providing authentic purpose in their pursuit of skills and knowledge of the world around them. Read More...

Hilltop Primary School - Minnetrista, MN

A weather station including barometer, hygrometer, anemometer, wind vane, and rain gauge will be installed on the roof of the school. Read More...

LaJolla Elementary School - LaJolla, CA

In this "Forensic Joe Fridays" project, elementary students will be introduced to the fascinating world of forensics and the collection and presentation of scientific evidence to promote justice in a court of law. Read More...

Marguerite Montgomery - Davis, CA

This "Power of the Wind" project is designed for third grade students to study wind turbines, using interactive online text. Read More...

Newberry Elementary School - Newberry, SC

Students will function as a team to utilize their varying scientific and mathematical processing skills to create and demonstrate different, unique robotic construction. Read More...

Sweetwater Primary School - Sweetwater, TN

"Hatching Chickens" at Sweetwater Primary is a project-based learning experience in which kindergarten students will get to witness the emersion of a fully developed baby chick from an egg. Read More...

Woods Academy - Bethesda, MD

"Joining the Maker Revolution" will be a collaborative, hands-on project meant to introduce children in the earliest elementary grades to engineering and technology. Read More...


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