Applications are now open for ASPB’s Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education (BLOOME) grant! BLOOME provides up to $7,000 to fund the development of curricular materials to support teaching the newly revised Principles for Teaching Plant Biology in K-12 and undergraduate classrooms. The proposed classroom activities/labs must include the following elements:
The proposed activities should be developed in a format that can be readily distributed to educators online or at in-person conferences or outreach events and should not require highly specialized equipment or technical expertise. Funded projects will be featured on the ASPB website and will be disseminated to teachers at national meetings and outreach events. Applications may be submitted by current or future ASPB members. View the full RFP and apply by May 1, 2022.
- Clearly stated learning outcomes that explicitly align with one or more of the four categories of ASPB’s Principles for Teaching Plant Biology
- All information needed to execute the activity/lab with students
- A clear assessment plan for the stated learning outcomes