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

This web seminar took place on November 28, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. The presenter was Ruth Ruud, Adjunct Instructor at Cleveland State University. Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

Program abstract:

Join us on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 for this web seminar to learn how you can win a $20,000 lab makeover for your school. The presenter will discuss the application process for the 2018-19 year, 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 was pleased with how it was organized and delivered. Thank you! I appreciated the quick responses to the questions!"
  • "I most enjoyed the tips Ruth shared with us about what the judges are looking for and what to make sure we include."
  • "The presenter and slides were extremely detailed."
  • "I learned so much about the program and how to apply"

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