Make Dreams Come True with New Funding

Unprecedented federal education funding over the next three years will make many schools’ dreams come true when they implement new science education projects, courses, summer programs, and more. 

During that time and beyond, we’ll encourage you to dream big and offer ways to help students more fully participate in hands-on science education. Carolina is here to support your school’s big dreams!

Dream Big and ENTER TO WIN

Be one of three educators to win $1000 of Carolina products of your choosing!

Plan Your Dream

Federal Funding FAQ

Learn how federal funding will be distributed.

Need Inspiration?

See project lists created by educators like you.

See how other science educators have dreamed big (grades 9-12)

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Smithsonian Science Education Center

Accelerate learning recovery with inquiry-based science Math and ELA skills are inherent in three-dimensional science. Hands-on investigations provide multiple opportunities for reading, writing, calculations, and problem-solving. See how Smithsonian Science programs helped raise student achievement in science, reading, and math, particularly for students at risk.

Social and emotional skills are integral components of three-dimensional science learning as students work together to answer a question or to solve a problem. The student-driven nature of phenomena-based, hands-on science incorporates the social and emotional learning that provides multiple opportunities for students.

Need help to dream big?

Feeling inspired? Ready to put your Dream Big project in motion? We’re here to help! Here’s how to get in touch:

*Winners will be selected by a panel of science educators. Applicants may enter multiple projects for consideration. Prizes awarded will be in the form of a Carolina gift certificate.