Grants in Action

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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Proscopes & Video Presentations

Amount: $6,894 | Year: 2006 | School: ,

The Biology Department will expand on the success of probes that were purchased with NPEF grants over the past two years, this year adding digital microscopes, called ProScopes, that provide digital images that can be displayed on a computer monitor or projected onto a screen.  These digital microscopes create immediate images that can be captured, […]

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Learning Physics Concepts using a Multimedia Projector

Amount: $1,200 | Year: 2006 | School:

To continue the successful implementation of the inquiry based learning investigations and the “minds-on” experiences provided by the physics probes, the Science department is getting another permanently mounted digital projector in an additional physics lab.  In addition, the equipment will provide students with an increased opportunity to produce relevant accurate and concise presentations based around […]

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Calculator-Based Learning in the Biological Sciences

Amount: $4,638 | Year: 2005 | School:

This grant also enhances an initial grant awarded last year by providing more calculator-based labs and probes so that all high school science students can quickly measure and analyze real-time biological data while working in small groups in their classrooms or in the field.

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