March 15, Updated On: North Carolina ranks 31st in overall health in the U.
Apply by October 1, This award honors museums and libraries that make extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Eligibility includes aquariums, arboretums, botanical gardens, nature centers, zoos, and public school libraries.
Registration is open for the Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle, and high schools. Register by October 12, Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge K schools are invited to enter the Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge where they will compete against other schools to recycle the most plastic film.
The challenge begins each year on November 15, America Recycles Day, and ends the following April Register by October 15, Conrad Challenge In the Conrad Challenge, teams of two to five high school students develop products or ideas centered around one of six categories: Register by October 19, The video, photography, visual arts and essay contests allow both students and the general public to participate in the celebration, learn about Earth science and compete for prizes.
Entries due by 5 p. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest challenges public school teachers and students in grades to show how science, technology, engineering, and math STEM can be applied to help improve their local community. Applications due October 30, Each year, the Arbor Day Foundation honors top individuals and organizations involved in exemplary tree planting and environmental practices, including education efforts.
Nominations due October 31, Future City Competition The Future City Competition is a program developed for students in grades to help them discover and foster interest in science, technology, math and engineering. Student teams, along with an educator and volunteer STEM mentor, will research and design a solution to a city-wide sustainability challenge.
Register by October 31, Composting Council is accepting submissions for its annual poster contest. Classes from kindergarten to high school are invited to compete to raise the most money for turtle conservation.
The contest ends November 9, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program allows K mathematics, technology, engineering, and science classroom teachers to spend a school year in a federal agency.
Apply by 8 p. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recognize outstanding community service by students in grades Applications due November 16, Real World Design Challenge The Real World Design Challenge is an annual competition that provides high school students the opportunity to work on real world engineering challenges.
Teams must register by November 17, Ecybermission Competition Mini-Grant Ecybermission is a web-based science, technology, engineering, and math competition for students in grades Teams of three to four students compete for state, regional and national awards while working to solve problems in their community.
PK schools are encouraged to collect, design, and construct garden-related structures made from empty cartons and document their experience.
Entries due March 25, Students create a project that highlights an air quality issue and provides a solution to that issue. Ongoing Goddard Prize for Environmental Conservancy The Goddard Prize for Environmental Conservancy is awarded multiple times a year to enterprising young people who are pursuing environmental projects, and who are looking for funding to bring their ideas to the next level.The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving our state and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service.
North Carolina ranks 31st in overall health in the U.S., but healthcare professionals, state and local government officials and community leaders have plans to improve this number significantly.
The state health department developed a training program for public health staff at the state and local levels to apply continuous quality improvement in their delivery of public health services, in turn resulting in better health outcomes for the people of North Carolina.
1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children live in poverty in North Carolina. Little investment in communities and loans are difficult to obtain. High unemployment rate in rural NC and many communities have no voice in Raleigh. Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF and Scribd versions.
Race to the Top is a first-of-its kind $ billion competitive grant program designed to spur state-level education. community involvement, Parent and Family Involvement: Family, and Community Involvement in North Carolina Schools, was written to inform schools and initiatives.
The North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) recognizes that effective.