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Captain Planet Foundation Invites Applications for ecoTech™ Grants

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by philanthropynewsdigest.org Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoTech™ Grants. Through the program, grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded in support of innovative technological programs that address environmental challenges and efforts to engage children in inquiry-based STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local…

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“Change doesn’t always happen in a 45-minute class period.”

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Original post from georgiaorganics.org By Lauren Ladov FoodCorps Service Member with Georgia Organics and Captain Planet Foundation The magic brews stronger the longer it takes to change This winter, I led several different classes making butter. Understanding states and the transformation of matter is a Common Core standard K-3. Armed with heavy cream in jars, I challenged…

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FoodCorps Service, Three Ways

Original post from georgiaorganics.org By Sarah Dasher FoodCorps Service Member with Georgia Organics and Captain Planet Foundation One thing I’ve found out so far in my service year with FoodCorps is that lesson planning is simply the worst. It’s terrible, and I hate it. I’ve asked teachers at my schools about it, and they’re with me. This…

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