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Get Involved: 2012 Featured Projects need your help now

  • make a powerpoint slide of your career profile; participate remotely-see Scientist Profiles
  • career panelists and judges needed for the Bay Area BioGENEius Challenge, April 19-see BioGENEius Challenge
  • local scientists to serve as mentors for 6 months during the 2012-2013 school year-see Research Mentors
  • 7th/8th grade science labs, Th & Fri, ongoing in 2012 in E. Palo Alto-see Middle School Science Labs

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Play video games and learn genomics and scientific skills-checkout the newest Featured Resource from UCD:The Partnership for Biotechnology and Genomics Education

The Bay Area is abundant with science fairs!

Educator Funding and Professional Development Opportunities

  • North Valley Biotech Education Collaborative offers engaging, hands on molecular biology workshops for high school teachers, including lab exercises for the classroom. Register by March23d; click HERE
  • The Synopsys Outreach Foundation Grants: Ten grants to California K-8 teachers in the amount of $2,000 each for projects intended to have a positive and measurable impact on the environment. The deadline is April 16; find out more about the Green +1 Challenge HERE
  • The Warren W. Eukel Teacher Trust Fund: Three $10,000 grants to outstanding teachers in Contra Costa County. The deadline is April 30, find out more HERE