Grants in Action

Wow! So, That’s What a Cell Looks Like!

Amount: $3,124 | Year: 2012 | School:

Thirteen microscopes & a digital scope for use with a Smart Board. These student microscopes are battery operated so that they can be used in any classroom, inside or outside the building. Kindergarten through 2nd grade classes will use the microscopes to more closely examine caterpillar eggs while 4th graders examine crystals in their Earth […]

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Investigating Environmental Science and Field Biology

Amount: $1,149 | Year: 2010 | School:

Environmental Science is an elective for juniors and seniors and has been modifying its approach to teaching science.  The result has been a class that is more inquiry based and field oriented. Materials needed are soil, water and forest testing equipment. The goals are to increase the technological skills of the students and bring a […]

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iPads in the Science Classroom -The Future

Amount: $1,465 | Year: 2010 | School:

The purpose of this grant is to incorporate handheld Smart Devices into the science classroom. The Science Department can introduce the use of iPads and iPad apps in the science classroom and this encourages student collaboration in the creation and sharing of content. It also allows teachers and students to investigate methods of individualized instruction. […]

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Easy Grow 8×8 Greenhouse

Amount: $1,300 | Year: 2010 | School:

The greenhouse provides the entire student body at Allen W. Roberts with the opportunity to grow plant life and to experiment during all 10 months of the school year, regardless of weather. Students are able to learn and understand the relationships between plant growth and sunlight, water, and nutrients. Educating students about solar energy, plant growth and recycling empowers them to learn […]

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Environmental Science Course

Amount: $3,473 | Year: 2009 | School:

The district has been rewriting curricula to meet the requirements of the Understanding by Design format. Environmental Science, an elective for juniors and seniors, is in the process of modifying its approach to teaching science, resulting in a class that is even more inquiry-based and field oriented. It is designed to incorporate important scientific skills […]

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