Attention educators! NASA Education offers “Summer of Innovation” mini-grants for teachers, schools and organizations

Nasa-logoNASA’s Summer of Innovation project is accepting proposals through Monday, June 10, from organizations that want to offer students science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational experiences this summer.

NASA will grant “mini-awards” of as much as $2,500 each to encourage a wide variety of educational partners, such as museums, schools or school districts, and youth organizations to infuse existing summer and after-school student programs with STEM content.

“Fun and interactive learning experiences are a perfect way to keep students’ minds sharp during the summer break,” said Leland Melvin, NASA’s associate administrator for education in Washington. “NASA centers and other …