2021 Coast to Coast Virtual Student Symposium

Grant amount:

$1,000

This grant proposal is for $1,000 to support student incentives to participate in a virtual regional student research science (SRS) symposium for underserved youth in April-May 2021. The grant money will be used to support 4 student recognition awards of $250 each for a total of $1,000. The student recognition awards have tentatively been identified as: Data Sources; Use of Data; Data Visualization; Data Analysis and Interpretation. The WestEd/UC Berkeley GLOBE partnership, through its GLOBE Mission EARTH (GME) grant, has committed to providing a stipend to its GLOBE teachers to work with their students in preparing posters for the SRS by offering a stipend of $125 for GLOBE implementation and $125 for participation in the SRS, or a total of $250 per teacher for approximately 10 teachers.


All student research projects will be posted on the GLOBE website on the GLOBE Mission EARTH page. teachers and students will be given a voluntary survey to complete on their experiences.

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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 support for taking simple measurements to teacher professional development and working for pervasive inclusion of student research projects in science teaching.

 

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