Applications for 2017-18 STEM Matters NYC Citywide Science Programs are NOW OPEN!

Subject: The applications for 2017-18 STEM Matters NYC Citywide Science Programs are NOW OPEN!

Are you a K-12 teacher interested in conducting authentic investigations with your students in your classroom and connecting with dynamic scientific partners in NYC? Then apply NOW to a citywide science program for the 2017-18 school year. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis; apply as soon as possible to maximize your chances of being accepted.

Program name: Scientist-in-Residence

Grade level: K-12

Deadline to apply: September 29, 2017

 

The Scientist-in-Residence Program will match you and your class with a scientist or STEM professional from October 2017-May 2018 to scope out and co-lead a research-based STEM project with your students. Click here (http://tinyurl.com/SiRTeacher2017) to apply.

Program name: Citizen Science

School Type: 6-8

Deadline to apply: September 20, 2017

 

Citizen Science connects teachers and students to ongoing research “missions” that focus on preserving and restoring the health of New York City’s estuary ecosystem, and provides an opportunity for them to design service learning projects that support estuary wellbeing. Click here (http://tinyurl.com/citizensci17) to apply.

Program name: Budding Scientists-The Urban Ecosystem

School Type: K-5

Deadline to apply: September 29, 2017

 

Teachers and their students will conduct authentic scientific investigations to make observations and to explore urban ecology and the built environment in their very own communities. All participating students will present their findings at the Elementary Science Expo on June 5, 2018. Click here (http://tinyurl.com/BSUE2017) to apply.

 

 

For questions related to any of these programs, email STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov.

 

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