Toshiba America Foundation lives up to its name, providing grants all across America to K-12 science and math teachers creating engaging and hands-on projects for American classrooms.
Grants are $1,000 and up (depending upon what grades the projects engage). A recent Toshiba America Foundation STEM field trip around the U.S. includes:
- New London, CT: Science and Technology Magnet School of SE CT for its Ocean Engineering curriculum.
- Ithaca, NY: Ithaca High School for Lego Mindstorm kits to build robots.
- Ringwood, NJ: St. Catherine of Bologna for a hydroponics system.
- New Holland, PA: Garden Spot Middle School to add 3D technology and animation to science projects.
- Bethesda, MD: Woods Academy for its “Joining the Maker Revolution” for early elementary school students.
- Washington, D.C.: Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy for its "River Water Quality" project for 9th graders.
- Berkeley Springs, WV: Berkeley Prep School for its “Changing Lives with Imagineering” program, where 8th graders will mentor 5th graders.
- Charlottesville, VA: Charlottesville Waldorf School for an electronics course for 8th graders.
- Newberry, SC: Newberry Elementary School for robotic construction.
- Woodstock, GA: Boston Elementary School for its kindergarten number sense curriculum.
- Orlando, FL: Memorial Middle School for its pursuit to design and build a miniature golf course.
- Nashville, TN: Akivah School for its “All About Architecture” project.
- Noblesville, IN: Noblesville High School for its high-altitude weather balloon.
- Gobles, MI: Gobles High School for exploration of recent calculator technology.
- Minnetrista, MN: Hilltop Primary School for a weather station on the school’s roof.
- Buffalo Grove, IL: Aptakisic Tripp School for its renewable energy inquiries.
- Kirksville, MO: William Matthew Middle School to design and build programmable robots.
- Alpine, TX: Alpine Elementary School for its “Playground Renovation” project, where kindergarten through 4th graders will act as project managers.
- Mitchell, SD: Mitchell Senior High School for integrating engineering projects its new science curriculum.
- Estes Park, CO: Estes Park High School for its "Bobcat Engineered Radio Telescope" project.
- Etna, WY: Etna School for “Frogtastic Adventure.”
- Hood River, OR: Hood River Valley High School for its new "Research, Genetics and Bioethics" course.
- Davis, CA: Marguerite Montgomery for its "Power of the Wind" project for 3rd graders.