“The NEA Foundation – EarthEcho Water Planet Challenge Grants are available in the form of Student Achievement Grants to middle and high school public educators. A collaborative effort between EarthEcho International and the NEA Foundation, the Water Planet Challenge grants support service-learning programs that improve the health of our water planet. Grants are in the amount of $2,000.
Interested applicants must cite specifically how they are utilizing EarthEcho’s Water Planet Challenge Action Guides in the classroom with their students. Educators can affect change in classrooms, communities, and around the world by encouraging students to take action that helps protect, restore and preserve our water planet. From conserving energy and improving the quality of drinking water to understanding the impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, the Water Planet Challenge’s extensive collection of Action Guides, videos, lesson plans, and service-learning materials will help educators connect with students and jumpstart student awareness and involvement in affecting change.”
Application Deadline February 1, 2012