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Science Lab Makeovers for Secondary Schools in the U.S. and Canada
National Science Teachers Association: Shell Science Lab Challenge
The Shell Science Lab Challenge, administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), recognizes outstanding middle and high school programs in the U.S. and Canada for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction. The Challenge will showcase the work of teachers who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences to their students utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. One Grand Prize winning school will receive a lab makeover support package valued at $20,000, four national finalists will each receive a lab makeover support package valued at $8,500, and 18 district winners will each receive a lab makeover support package valued at $3,000. The application deadline is December 20, 2013. Visit the NSTA website to download the application.