The Simons Foundation Awards “Science Everywhere” Grants to Teachers
As part of a campaign to bring science and math outside the classroom, The Simons Foundation and Overdeck Family Foundation join forces to award five teachers $5,000 each for innovative projects.
You wouldn’t necessarily expect elementary school students to map out areas in their community with high concentrations of carbon dioxide and offer solutions to improve air quality. But this project and many others like it were submitted — and implemented — by teachers across the country as part of the Science Everywhere campaign.
Science Everywhere, a DonorsChoose.org campaign supported by Science Sandbox and the Overdeck Family Foundation, provided funding for innovative, out-of-school science and math projects. Teachers from all 50 states created and implemented these projects, with the hope that other educators will be able to easily replicate them for their own students. ...