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Grants for Tools to Implement Innovative STEM Projects
The application period for Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant program is now open. The program will award classroom grants of $2,000 to $5,000 to as many as 1,000 schools and parent–teacher organizations.
Inquiry-based Learning Experiences Focusing on Sustainability
Smithsonian Science for Global Goals is a new, freely available curriculum that uses the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development as a framework to focus on sustainable actions to local problems, defined and implemented by students
Interdisciplinary Curriculum on Heritage and Identity
A project of the Brooklyn Historical Society, Voices of Mixed Heritage: Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations is a free interdisciplinary curriculum designed for grades 6–12. Students and educators are invited to engage with the topic of mixed heritage and identity in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century to the present