Science technology grant doubled to $20,000

The Realize Science Technology Grant program, sponsored bySchool Technology Resources (STR) and Real Curriculum, has been doubled for 2010, to $20,000 worth of science education equipment and curriculum tools.

Grant recipients will receive new hand-held video microscopes with software to take still pictures, video, time lapse movies, etc., and accompanying curriculum books with lessons designed to meet both state and national science standards. STR is looking for creative, innovative and educationally valuable uses of hand-held video microscopes in this competitive grant based on the quality and value of the submissions.

Applications will be available online at in February. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2010.