Grants in Action

Cardiac Classroom

Amount: $2,266 | Year: 2015 | School:

By attending the Live From Surgery program a the Liberty Science Center, student are able to experience an operating room, peer over the shoulders of the medical team, and talk to surgeons during surgery. LSC facilitators move among students in the theater during the 2.5 hour session, shaping the conversation and structuring developmentally appropriate questions. […]

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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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Courtyard Greenhouse

Amount: $8,249 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

The installation of a 10’ by 16’ greenhouse, in the flagstone section of the Middle School courtyard will provide a variety of authentic, real life educational experiences and learning possibilities for several courses and clubs. Some uses include: Middle school science students will conduct a variety of hands-on student centered investigations based on scientific inquiry.  […]

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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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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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