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Precollege Mini-Grants (in support of Science, Technology, Math, Geography)

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  • Mansel A. Nelson
    ... Anyone that would be interested in a collaboration with EEOP? We would be happy to help with the proposal and help you implement the project if it fits
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 29, 2002
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      Anyone that would be interested in a collaboration with EEOP? We would be
      happy to help with the proposal and help you implement the project if it
      fits within our currently funded areas.


      >Precollege Mini-Grants (in support of Technology, Science, Math, Geography)
      >I thought you all might know of a precollege educator in your area who
      >might benefit from a special precollege "minigrant" of up to $400 to help
      >educators augment their science, technology, math and geography
      >programs. For more background, I copied key text from the web page below
      >-- please don't hesitate to have them contact me or Susan Brew for more
      >information and/or hard copies of the minigrant brochures.
      >Best regards, Barron Orr
      >Arizona/NASA Space Grant -- UA Cooperative Extension
      >Precollege Mini-Grants
      >Study Planet Earth! Launch Rockets!
      >Help young people see the world in a new way!
      >A partnership with Arizona teachers to "inspire the next generation of
      >explorers... as only NASA can" -Sean O’Keefe, NASA Administrator
      >Arizona school budgets are tight, too tight to fund “extras”. But “extras”
      >that compliment classroom teaching and informal education and boost
      >learning are invaluable. Enter Mini-Grants...
      >Modeled after an impressive program in Washington state, the Arizona Space
      >Grant Consortium / UA Cooperative Extension Mini-Grant program offers
      >grants up to $400 for innovative science, mathematics and
      >technology-related projects, or professional development experiences for
      >educators. Public, private, certified home-school teachers and 4-H /
      >Extension professionals and other informal education programs may apply.
      >Grants must be matched dollar-to-dollar with non-federal funds; projects
      >must be aligned with the Arizona State Standards. Be creative! Together we
      >can inspire the next generation of explorers!
      >It's easy to turn that great idea into a Mini-Grant!
      >Simply submit:
      >1. Signed application form (downloadable from the website or we can send
      >by mail) and
      >2. Short (1-2 page) proposal including:
      >• Description of project activities:
      >(i.e., what you plan to do);
      >• Project goals and objectives:
      >(i.e., what students will learn about or to do--how project can boost
      >student learning in science, math or technology);
      >• How project addresses:
      >Math, science, geography or technology; note targeted AZ or national
      >standards where applicable;
      >• How you will assess project success:
      >(i.e. what will students learn or be able to do at the end of the activity, or
      >how will the professional development activity enhance your teaching?).
      >Return the proposal & application form by December 15, 2002 to:
      >Arizona Space Grant Consortium
      >1629 E. University Blvd.
      >The University of Arizona
      >Tucson, Arizona 85721-0092
      >For questions or application/proposal guidance, email
      >Susan Brew sbrew@... or Barron Orr barron@...
      >Barron J. Orr
      >Assistant Professor and Geospatial Extension Specialist
      >Associate Director, Arizona Space Grant Consortium
      >Office of Arid Lands Studies -- Arizona Remote Sensing Center
      >University of Arizona
      >1955 E. 6th Street, Suite 205A
      >Tucson, AZ 85719
      >tel: 520-626-8063
      >fax: 520-621-3816
      >e-mail: barron@...

      Mansel A. Nelson
      Program Coordinator Voice 928 523 1275 / 1496
      Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
      Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
      PO Box 5765
      Northern Arizona University Hanley Hall
      Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 7, Room 112

      "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our
      children." Native American Proverb

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