If adequate funding is all that stands between a teacher and a new classroom adventure, American Electric Power (AEP)’s Teacher Vision Grant program may help. AEP has a special interest in science, mathematics, technology, the study of energy and a sustainable environment, and energy efficiency. However, any project that has an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement will be considered for a grant award.
Monarch SOS by Naturedigger is a field guide, as well as a citizen-science reporting app. It is the first monarch app developed by scientists that covers monarch identification in all life-cycle stages. The tool also lets users learn about the threats monarch butterflies face, along with simple lifestyle changes that people can make to help bring back the monarchs.
Scientists are building machine-learning-powered software that can recognize a species based solely on a cellphone picture. For example, Microsoft developed …
Change Happens Foundation offers grants in Science—research and education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); Environment—programs focused on conservation, …
Phenology is a fascinating study of the interconnectedness among plants, animals, and climate. It concentrates on the timing of different life-cycle changes that occur throughout the year. With Nature’s Notebook, teachers and their students can join more than 15,000 other naturalists across the nation in taking the pulse of our planet.
Vireo Education works in collaboration with educational institutions to train the eco-citizens of tomorrow. Teachers can try some of the projects displayed on Vireo’s website.
The New England Aquarium’s Blue Impact video series expands students’ knowledge of climate change and helps students draw connections between climate change and changes in the oceans.
“On Safari With Nala” is a video series presented by nine-year-old Nala from Machaba Camp in Botswana. Each week Nala takes viewers on an exciting African adventure. Episodes include everything from exploring the Okavango Delta in a mokoro to learning about African wildlife.