Science Action Club Application
Hello Texas Educators, STEM Program Providers, and STEM Advocates:

The National Girls Collaborative Project is excited to announce participation in a new project called Science Action Club. The Texas Girls Collaborative Project (www.txgcp.org) is excited to bring this project to Texas in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin Environmental Science Institute and The University of Texas at Austin Women in Engineering Program!

Science Action Club (SAC) is a high-impact STEM program for middle school youth in out-of-school time. Through hands-on games and projects, youth in SAC investigate their local environment and use citizen science to document discoveries, share data, and design strategies to protect our planet. Apply to receive training and materials for the Birds in Your Schoolyard curriculum. The module has 12 activities that connect students to real-world research projects conducted by professional scientists.

We are looking for after-school programs to attend an Activity Leader Training on Saturday, January 28 from 9 am - 3 pm at The University of Texas at Austin.

Complete the form below and your program will be eligible to receive in-depth training on Science Action Club activities, kits, and teaching techniques for the informal learning environment. The curriculum guidebook includes step-by-step plans for 12 fun activities designed for one-hour club meetings. Teaching kits contain high-quality science equipment and classroom supplies for 20 youth, and digital resources provide opportunities to extend learning. Kits and materials are valued at over $500. There is limited funding for travel for programs outside of the greater Austin area.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2016, 12 p.m.
Application Decisions to be made by Friday, January 6.

Learn more about the curriculum at www.calacademy.org/sac. To learn more about Science Action Club or if you have any questions please contact Didey Montoya at didey@austin.utexas.edu or Tricia Berry at triciaberry@utexas.edu.

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