Teacher Resources, Grants, Opportunities

Teachers, please check frequently for new opportunities!

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Middle School Teacher Conference ~ All Expenses Paid to Washington D.C.

The 2024 Middle School Research Teachers Conference will be held in Washington, DC this summer from July 12-15, and brings together middle school research teachers of all experience levels to share best practices, troubleshoot challenges, and learn more about the Society for Science and STEM research competitions. Join the lottery by Friday, May 17, 2024 for a chance to attend!

$5,000 funding and/or $1,000 Equipment Grant

STEM Research Grants from Society for Science provide support to middle and high school teachers engaging their students in authentic scientific research. Teachers can apply for up to $5,000 in funding to purchase specialized equipment or for a kit of pre-selected equipment valued at $1,000.  Priority consideration is given to schools that support students from low-income communities and demographics underrepresented in STEM fields.

FREE STEM Journalism Resources 

Bring to life concepts you’re teaching and expose students to real-world applications of what they’re learning with these free STEM journalism resources. The Science News Learning program provides ten copies of each issue of Science News magazine and a library of digital lesson plans paired to online articles! Middle schools are encouraged to apply. Sponsorships won’t last long. Sign up your public middle or high school today!

Science News in High Schools Free Enrollment

Science News in High Schools is a program from the Society that aims to boost science literacy for every U.S. high school student – and gives teachers easy ways to bring today’s science developments into their teaching.  Regeneron and other sponsors are again generously funding the participation of nearly 5,000 public U.S. high schools during the school year, and spots are filling up fast!

School administrators, science teachers, librarians or anyone else interested on behalf of a high school can sign up for the program directly at https://societyforscience.tfaforms.net/45. For more information about Science News in High Schools, contact: snhs@societyforscience.org.

Each high school participating in the Science News in High Schools program gets:

  • Ten print copies of each biweekly issue of Science News magazine during the academic year, delivering a comprehensive source of science journalism on the latest scientific discoveries.
  • Digital Educator Guides full of interdisciplinary content for each issue and access to the archive of guides, providing ready-to-use material with questions, activities and experiments for many high school grade levels and science curricula.
  • Access to Science News’ online resources and full archives, allowing students to research science topics reported on since 1924.
  • Access to an online community of Science News and other Society for Science & the Public Educators for sharing ideas and best practices for using Science News in High Schools.