National Science Teachers Association Developing a Competitive Application for the Shell Science Lab Challenge

This web seminar took place on December 15, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Ruth Ruud, a past and present chair of a number of awards and recognition committees and judging chair for the Shell Science Lab Challenge.

Program Abstract

Learn how you can win a $20,000 lab makeover for your school. The program will feature presenter Ruth Ruud, judging chair for the Shell Science Lab Challenge. Ms. Ruud will discuss the application process for 2016-17, share insight into completing your application, and provide tips for strengthening your submission for a chance to win one of 18 lab makeover and professional development support packages.

The Shell Science Lab Challenge recognizes middle and high school science teachers (grades 6-12) in the United States and Canada who illustrate replicable approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. Teachers and schools submitting top entries will receive additional laboratory tools, resources, and rich professional development opportunities.

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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My Profile area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:

  • "I appreciated the chat section so we could ask questions and make comments."
  • "I enjoyed the sharing of tips for writing an excellent proposal and what to be sure to focus on."

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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