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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Trinocular Microscopes to Enhance 5th and 6th Grade Science

Amount: $3,436

 | Year: 2009 | School:

With this grant, the fifth and sixth grade science classes will each have two trinocular microscopes. This microscope allows the teacher to assist students in their observations of microscope samples. Students look through a binocular (double) eyepiece while the teacher can use a monocular eyepiece at the same time. These microscopes bring state of the […]

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Investigating the Biological Sciences using ProScopes

Amount: $4,499
 | Year: 2008 | School:

The NPEF has awarded several grants over the last four years for the purchase of ProScopes (digital microscopes) and Vernier Probes that help increase the technological skills of the students, bring a more modern and realistic setting to the classroom laboratory, increase the students’ observational, analytical, and drawing skills, and raise the students’ critical thinking […]

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Optimization of Science Probes using a Smart Board

Amount: $4,090 | Year: 2007 | School:

Over the past few years, the science department through a variety of NPEF grants has successfully incorporated the use of a variety of probes, CBL’s (computer based labs), ProScopes, multimedia projectors and video capture into the course curriculum. This grant provides for two SMART Boards to improve the conceptual understanding of the student and increase […]

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Investigating the Biological World Using ProScopes – Phase 2

Amount: $6,859 | Year: 2007 | School:

The Biology Department will expand on the success of probes and ProScopes that were purchased with NPEF grants over the past three years. This grant is for additional ProScopes, or digital microscopes. The digital images can be displayed on a computer monitor or be projected onto a screen. These digital microscopes provide immediate images that […]

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