Funding, Grants & Awards
Classroom Grant Program to Award $5,500 to 7 Schools
are now being accepted for the 2020 Technology Awards program
sponsored by the National
Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
and ed tech company
awards are granted to science classrooms doing innovative work in the
area of data collection, particularly using probes or sensors to
connect with computers and other digital devices, including graphing
calculators and tablets.
this year’s program, seven awards will be granted:
for an elementary classroom;
for middle school classrooms;
for high school classrooms; and
for a post-secondary classroom.
awards consist of a $1,000 cash prize, $3,000 in Vernier products and
up to $1,000 to cover travel expenses to
the annual NSTA
National Conference on Science Education. “Awardees will be
honored at the Awards Banquet during the NSTA conference,”
according to Vernier.
details on the contest can be found at nsta.org.
About the Author
David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 29-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.
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