Volume: 05, Issue: 02 09/13/2006 
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Other Articles in This Issue:
STS-115 Atlantis
NASA Rover Nears Martian Bowl Goal
Impact Landing Ends SMART-1 Mission to the Moon
Involve Your Students in Space Themed Contests
 

Grant Opportunities

Air Force Association Grant
The Air Force Association's Grant program is designed to promote aerospace education activities in classrooms for kindergarten through twelfth grade. The program encourages development of innovative aerospace activities within the prescribed curriculum. Through a partnership with Space Explorers, Inc., teachers can apply for a grant to receive Space Explorers' Mission: Solar System program free of charge. Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2006; grants will be awarded January 15, 2007.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.space-explorers.com/grants/educator.html.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
The purpose of AIAA grants is to assist educators in presenting mathematics, science, and technology principles to students (K-12) in an exciting, hands-on manner to develop our future aeronautics and aerospace engineers, scientists, pilots, and space explorers.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=244.

ING Unsung Heroes Award Program
The ING Unsung Heroes award program funds innovative class projects. The program’s “alumni” have inspired success in the classroom and impacted countless numbers of students. Applications for the 2007 awards are now available - the application deadline is April 30, 2007.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.ing-usa.com/us/aboutING/communityconnections/ineducation/index.htm.

Toshiba America Foundation
The mission of Toshiba America Foundation is to contribute to the quality of science and mathematics education in U.S. communities by investing in projects designed by classroom teachers to improve science and mathematics education for students in grades K thru 12.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.toshiba.com/tafstage/jsp/about/about.jsp.

The NEA Foundation
The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities.

For more information, please visit the following website:
http://www.neafoundation.org/grants.htm.

    
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