CityScience connects science education to urban environments with place-based programming for students, teachers, schools, and communities. CityScience programs are designed to improve K-8 STEM education and inspire meaningful exploration of urban environments. To meet the unique STEM needs and budgets of schools and Out of School Time providers we offer four levels of STEM Coaching:
- Partnerships include all of the services described below together with customized curricula and capacity-building solutions for parks, conservancy groups, and community-based organizations.
- Workshops support teacher excellence through onsite professional development, coaching, and a Summer Institute.
- Explorations are taught by CityScience’s expert STEM Coaches on site at K-8 public schools, after-school settings, and summer camps.
- Library provides low or no cost resources to educators seeking STEM activities, supplies and reading materials.
All programs emphasize hands-on exploration of urban environments and seek to integrate academic standards in science with other subjects. CityScience promotes a differentiated instructional approach that is flexible and accommodates a range of learning styles. Through our programs youth learn to think critically and develop the ability to address academic and life challenges with the confidence and tools they need to succeed and make a difference in the world.
To learn more about how CityScience can help you build your STEM program email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly at 347-875-6000.
Upcoming Grants & Resources
The 2016 Laureate Global Fellowship application
Deadline: March 13, 2016
Sponsored by Laureate International Universities, the Laureate Global Fellowship annually recognizes 20 young leaders who have pioneered solutions to urgent challenges in their communities and beyond. Fellows develop leadership expertise and deepen their impact through a dynamic, yearlong learning experience, and join a network of over 1,000 change-makers like them who continue to benefit from learning opportunities and connections throughout their social change careers.
American Association of University Women Communication Action Grants
Deadline: March 15, 2016
AAUW (American Association of University Women) Community Action grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations conducting programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equality for women and girls. Special consideration is given to projects focused on K–12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math.
CHA Foundation and the Kids In Need Foundation Partner to Award Teacher Grants for Arts and Crafts Projects
Deadline: March 31, 2016
The grants sponsored by the CHA Foundation will be given to certified preK-12 teachers in New Jersey who wish to conduct classroom projects that make use of arts and crafts materials to enhance the imaginations and skills of their students. Applicants will be asked to include activities in their projects that call for students to use arts and crafts materials in creative and innovative ways. The Kids In Need Foundation will award grants of $100 to $350 based on the creativity of the projects, the clarity of the objectives, the methods of evaluation, and the efficiency of the budgets. Projects must use arts and crafts materials in the activities that produce the end results of the projects.
It's one thing to read about science in a book, but the light bulb goes on when kids get involved in aMichael Amoroso PS 107, Chair of the Green Committee