Grants for 2006

American History Comes Alive

Amount: $488 | Year: 2006 | School:

One of the best ways to get students interested in history is to better involve them through the use of images, activities, and simulations.  This project will provide them with PowerPoint slide shows, simulations, DVDs and other project-oriented activities, all of which make the subject matter come alive.

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Science Day ’06

Amount: $1,814 | Year: 2006 | School:

Funds will be used to develop and present seven Science Days, one for each grade level from K through 6, at Roberts School.  Students will rotate in small groups from station to station in order to study and experience exciting scientific experiments and hands-on activities supporting and enhancing the science curriculum.

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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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Micro Dome – A View Port to the Universe

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

The three dimensional universe will be simulated on site through this grant.  Two separate visits will occur in order to accommodate all eighth grade science students.  A presentation addressing specific curriculum content objectives will accompany each simulation.  This project was also funded by the NPEF last year.

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Holocaust Survivor Speaker

Amount: $400 | Year: 2006 | School:

Tova Friedman – a Jewish woman and concentration camp survivor who has overcome extreme adversity in her life growing up in Poland at the onset of WWII – will present her story to students in the Middle School.  As a small girl she survived child extermination in a Polish ghetto and was later one of […]

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