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STEM Ed Announcement: NOAA announces funding availability for Formal K-12 Education Projects
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: NOAA announces funding availability for Formal K-12 Education Projects
- From: Morton Sternheim <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 15:53:01 -0400
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
NOAA's Office of Education (OEd) has issued a request for applications for
*Formal K-12 Education Projects* that advance inquiry-based Earth System
Science learning and stewardship directly tied to the school curriculum,
with a particular interest in increasing climate literacy.
To address this goal, this solicitation will support service-learning and
professional development projects related to NOAA's mission in the
areas of ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather and climate sciences and
stewardship. Please note that projects related to the Gulf of Mexico oil
spill are encouraged. A successful project will catalyze change in K-12
education at the state, regional and national level through development
of new programs and/or revision of existing programs to improve the
environmental literacy of K-12 teachers and their students. A successful project will also
leverage NOAA assets, although use of non-NOAA assets is also encouraged.
The target audiences for the projects that will be supported through this
funding opportunity are K-12 students, pre- and in-service teachers, and
providers of pre-service teacher education and in-service teacher
professional development. There is a special interest in projects that
address reaching groups traditionally underserved and/or
underrepresented in Earth System science, including elementary students
The deadline for pre-proposals (which are required) is 5:00 PM EDT
The deadline for full applications is 5:00 PM EST on January 12, 2011.
An informational teleconference with the program officers will occur on
*July 28, 2010, 3:00 to 5:00 PM EDT*. Interested applicants should
register by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org and include
in the Subject line of the email: "Interested in FFO Teleconference -
Need Details". Please provide the interested parties' name, institution
and telephone number in the body of the email. Whenever possible, people
from the same institution should try to call in through the same phone
For further information please visit:
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