Type Grant
Start Date 2016-10-00
Amount 1,700,000 USD
Goods Four hundred local fourth, fifth and sixth grade students will have the opportunity to become urban scientists with resources made possible through a new, three-year $1.17 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is titled ‘Kids as Urban Scientists: Mapping Biodiversity of the Philadelphia Promise Zone.’ The goal is to foster immersive science learning experiences for students who live or attend school in the Philadelphia Promise Zone, which represents one of the lowest socioeconomic regions in America’s cities. Drexel University’s School of Education and Drexel researchers will work with Philadelphia teachers and scientists to provide local students with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities. - See more at: