South River High School

Edgewater, Maryland

Grant amount:

$1,250

The grant will supply water quality measurement equipment to enhance the data collection of AP Capstone and AP Environmental Science students in their research projects. The school is a STEM magnet school and is certified as a Maryland Green School. Students at the school have a record of sustained participation in citizen science and the conduct of research projects. Student data will be reported to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and to GLOBE.

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Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists assists and rewards the implementation of inquiry-based, experiential science education where students do science and contribute to understanding of our environment through recognition and financial reward programs.

Grants range from equipment and supplies for taking environmental measurements to recognition and support for students presenting their research projects and working for pervasive inclusion of student research projects in science teaching. 

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