Grants to Support Project-based Environmental Learning
The Captain Planet Foundation awards ecoSolution Grants to support solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Grants of $500 to $2,500 will be awarded to support the purchase of materials and cover other expenses required to implement the project. Interested applicants will find this grant opportunity on GetEdFunding, a free database sponsored by CDW•G of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
Deadlines: September 30, 2017, and January 31, 2018, for applications
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guides from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and General Motors provide elementary, secondary, elective, and computer science teachers with innovative curricular resources about artificial intelligence (AI) across various grade levels and subject areas.
Where does our food come from? Who has access to healthful food? How is climate change affecting our food? How is climate change affecting our food? ProjectS.O.W. (Seeds of Wonder), a freecurriculum developed by Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), gives teachers ways to explore these issues with young people aged 13–19.
One of the jobs of an engineer is to learn how to use forces in ways that benefit society—for example, designing bridges that can withstand the force of high winds or creating airplane wings that harness wind forces to enable flight. Engineers and artists are a lot alike when they study the effects of forces on something they are designing.