Could the school your child attends use $5000? This year, Lowe's is looking to give out $5,000,000 in grants to 1000 public schools and public school pta groups in the United States and they want to hear from you to see if your child's school is eligible! In minutes you can fill out a grant application and submit it for review. The Spring 2013 cycle is now open. The deadline for submitting applications for this grant cycle is February 15, 2013 5pm EST. However, if 1500 applications are received before the application deadline, then the application process will close.
Maritime Gloucester as their own version of Shark Week! Come learn about sharks and their cousins all week long with fun activities and educational sessions! Draw a life shark in the chalkquarium, learn about plankton feeders and find out some of the strange facts about sharks that set this species apart from the rest of the creatures in the sea!
It's your turn to change the world. That's the theme of the 2013 Google Science Fair! Teens ages 13-18 are encouraged to enter as individuals or in teams of 2 or 3 people. Entries rewuire a Google accoutn and a parental permission, and the deadline will be April 30, 2013.
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is now taking registrations for new preschool and homeschool science classes that begin on March 7, 2013. Each 6-week session includes hands-on experiments, lessons and creative projects under the instruction of a museum educator, and classes are separated into pre-school grouping and homeschooled children ages 5½-9.
Did you know that this week is National Geographic's Geography Awareness Week? NG is challenging you to gain a better understanding of your own community through studying it's geography! Kids are encouraged to form teams of friends and family to explore their own neighborhood with NG's 'Mission: Explore' guidelines. Using the guidelines, team members will develop and improve geography skills: storytelling, photography, mapping and becoming involved.
Amazing Alex is a wonderful app for smart devices that was created by the makers of Angry Birds. It's premise is to figure out 'Rube Goldberg' like puzzles that will get you the most stars and move you onto the next level. Kids will develop problem solving skills while playing, as well as learn math, physics and geometry in a fun way that will keep kids engaged and learning for hours.
Everybody has a question. What's yours? That's the best place to start for an entry into the Google Science Fair - the worlds largest online science competition! Using the Scientific Method, kids 13-18 are encouraged to share their vision and and their discoveries with the world through an entry into the 2012 Fair.
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library Winter 2012 Children's Program registration begins on Tuesday, January 17 at 10 a.m. in person in the Children’s Room. Most of the classes begin the week of January 23, 2012 and continue through the second week of March.
Learning geography is sometimes difficult, but doing so sets a solid foundation on which to build an education rich with history, international relations, religious understanding, cultural empathy and philosophy. This seems to be National Geographic's motivation in their effort rebuilding National Geographic Education to create a wonderful resource for not only teachers and educators, but for students and parents as well. The site is still a beta version, but it's definitely worth a peak.
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