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National Science Teachers Association: Shell Science Lab Challenge

Deadline: December 15, 2017

The annual Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators to recognize outstanding middle and high school programs for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. The Shell Science Lab Challenge will showcase the work of teachers, representing their schools, who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences with limited equipment or resources, and award teachers/schools with additional tools, resources, and rich professional development opportunities needed to support high-quality science teaching and strengthen their existing capabilities.

Amount: Prizes include Shell cash grants, NSTA memberships, NSTA Learning Center subscriptions, support to attend NSTA Conferences on Science Education, and donated science lab equipment. Awards include:

  • One lab make-over support package valued at $20,000
  • Four lab makeover support packages valued at $8,500
  • Eighteen lab makeover support packages valued at $3,000

Eligibility: Applicants may be individual teachers or teams of teachers of science in grades 6-12, in the United States and Canada, who are representing their schools. A school may submit an unlimited number of applications.

Link: http://www.nsta.org/shellsciencelab/

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