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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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      >Educators,


      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.

      man


      >Precollege Mini-Grants (in support of Technology, Science, Math, Geography)
      >(http://spacegrant.arizona.edu/precollege/minigrants)
      >
      >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
      >http://spacegrant.arizona.edu/precollege/minigrants
      >
      >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@...
      >http://arsc.arid.arizona.edu/extension/
      >*******************************************


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