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This report summarizes findings from observations of and interviews with 364 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: how science and mathematics are portrayed, the intellectual engagement of students in lessons, the accuracy of science and...
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
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The Report of 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education details the results of a survey of 5,765 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs, teachers as professionals, science and mathematics courses...
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It is generally accepted that children have their own understanding of how the world works prior to receiving formal science instruction. Much research has been done to determine students' misconceptions related to the physical sciences; less has been done to understand children's ideas...
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The following list of Earth science misconceptions, compiled from surveys and misconception research, may provide a starting point for discovering and contending with student misconceptions. 
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the Captain Planet Foundation which is to: promote and support high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on...
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). One of the ways we support these activities is by offering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education grants...
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
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Fund for Teachers supports educators' efforts to develop skills, knowledge and confidence that impact student achievement. By trusting teachers to design unique fellowships, Fund for Teachers grants validate teachers' professionalism and leadership, as well. Since 2001, Fund for Teachers...
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
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The Kids In Need Foundation’s Second Responder® program is dedicated to providing school supplies to students affected by natural disasters. We work with local authorities, schools, and select sponsors to help them return to normal routines. The Kids In Need Foundation operates four key programs (...
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
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The InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, offers an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention. InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to ¤10,000 each to...
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
"The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment is inviting applications for an annual program that enables Indiana K-12 educators to pursue an """"imaginative project"""" that infuses their busy lives with personal renewal and intellectual revitalization....
Resource Type: Funding for Science Teachers, Professional Resources
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Education GeoSource compiles geoscience education resources from a variety of organizations, providing credible and accurate Earth and Space Science resources for all ages. Visitors have access to thousands of free resources, from lessons to outreach and teacher professional development, for use in classrooms, scout programs, or at home.

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Education GeoSource is generously underwritten in memory of Charles L. Weiner