According to the World Health Organization, the volume of a classroom should be less than 35 decibels for good learning conditions. But today’s classrooms are much noisier. The average classroom today can be as loud as 77 decibels – that’s equivalent to the sound of a vacuum cleaner!
Society for Science is offering STEM Research Grants to provide support to middle school and high school teachers engaging their students in authentic scientific research. For the purposes of this grant, a research project is defined as an independent investigation by a student that involves experimentation to answer a scientific question outside of regular classwork.
Since 2008 more than 700 high school chemistry teachers have received the AmericanChemical Society’s ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grant to support ideas that enhance classroom learning, foster student development, and reveal the wonders of chemistry.
Sponsored by Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, theSiemens STEM Day: Possibility Grant Sweepstakes supports educational activities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with STEM-related equipment, supplies, technology, and science lab makeovers.
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