WeAreTeachers Teams with Carolina Biological Supply Company to Give Teachers Cash and Video Cameras for Interactive Science Experiments
15th March, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 3 Comments
WeAreTeachers Teams with Carolina Biological Supply Company to Give Teachers Cash, Video Cameras for Interactive Science Experiments
WeAreTeachers’ new microgrant, sponsored by Carolina Biological Supply Company, rewards best hands-on science project ideas with $200, a Flip™ Video or iPod nano® with video camera.
Austin, TX – WeAreTeachers, the online social and business network that brings together teachers, learners, and content in the education industry announces the launch of our “Understanding Science Through Hands-On Interaction” microgrant, sponsored by Carolina Biological Supply Company.
This microgrant will focus on helping teachers bring science to life in their classrooms by asking teachers to share their best ideas for creating meaningful, interactive projects that get the students involved and excited about science.
Teachers can apply at www.weareteachers.com. Their project ideas will then be placed in an online gallery for voting. The ten projects that garner the most votes will receive $200 in cash and a Flip™Video or iPod nano® with video to capture the implementation of their project idea.
The application period for this microgrant will run from March 2 – March 30, 2010. Projects will be available for voting from April 1-April 15. Winners will be announced April 19, 2010.
“Getting students involved through interaction is a great way to create memorable science lessons,” said Sandy Fivecoat, CEO and founder of WeAreTeachers. “We are honored to team with Carolina Biological Supply Company to help teachers bring their dream science projects to fruition.”
“Carolina is committed to bringing fresh, innovative science projects to teachers,” said George Ross, VP of Sales and Marketing of Carolina Biological Supply Company. “We are thrilled to sponsor this microgrant to aid teachers in bringing their own ideas to life.”
WeAreTeachers (www.WeAreTeachers.com) is a social and business community for educators, businesses, and education marketers designed to enable community members to share, connect, and collaborate using Web 2.0 tools and services. It is the first community to include The Knowledge Marketplace that gives both educators and businesses the ability to share, sell, and receive recommendations on knowledge-based content and products. WeAreTeachers is committed to giving back to the educator community by distributing tangible rewards through educator grants and incentives from transactions and sponsors in The Knowledge Marketplace.
About Carolina Biological
Carolina Biological Supply Company (www.carolina.com) is the leading hands-on science and math education company in America. From its beginnings in 1927, Carolina has been providing educators the finest products and services that help students of all ages learn and understand science and math. Carolina serves customers worldwide, including teachers, professors, home-school educators, and professionals in health and science-related fields.
After applying on the link provided, please list your name and location below. We would love to see your ideas, too!