Thursday, August 28, 2008

U.S. Soccer Federation: Grants for Soccer Programs

PBS announced the U.S. Soccer Federation: Grants for Soccer Programs

U.S. Soccer Federation Grants provide funding for programs that develop players, referees, and coaches through programs, field enhancements, or the Foundation's All Conditions Fields Program, with special emphasis on the economically disadvantaged in urban areas. Maximum award: varies. Eligibility: anyone with a soccer-specific program or project that benefits a nonprofit purpose and meets the established focus for the 2009 grant cycle. Deadline: Sept. 15, 2008.

Classroom Resources from NASA and Peace Corps

Space-Flown Basil Seeds
Still Available for Lunar Plant Growth Chamber Design ChallengeThe NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Lunar Plant Growth Chamber has positively impacted educators and students nationally. Currently over 1,000,000 students are involved! Plenty of space-flown seeds are still available. To register for the Challenge and receive seeds, visit at Visit the Web site frequently to find new feature stories about schools participating in the Challenge.

World Wise Schools Supports Geography and Global Issues
The World Wise Schools program offers free cross-cultural educational resources online including podcasts, videos, stories, slide shows, and electronic newsletters. Each resource reflects Peace Corps Volunteer experiences overseas and builds in U.S. children a greater understanding of the world around them. Educational materials produced by the program promote cross-cultural understanding, awareness of global issues, and the ethic of community service. They include writings by Peace Corps Volunteers and returned Peace Corps Volunteers, online narrated slide shows, monthly podcasts, a monthly educational electronic newsletter, and award-winning Destination videos. These resources may be found at

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