Media and Website Awards Presented at GK-12 Meeting

Awards for Outstanding Project Media and Project Website were presented at the GK-12 annual meeting on March 17.

Criteria for the Media Award included:  (1) audience (institutional, regional, National), (2) richness of message (how well were program goals communicated), (3)  quality of media item, and (4) number of media items submitted.

Finalists were:  University of Connecticut, Polytechnic at NYU, Pennsylvania State University, Portland State University, and the University of Wyoming.

The winners were the University of Connecticut Ingenuity Incubators Program and the University of Wyoming Science Posse.

Criteria for the Outstanding Project Website award were:  (1) visual appeal, (2) organization of material on website, (3) current content, (4) fellow bios are present, clear and interesting, (5) school partners and teachers are identified, (6) user friendly science activities, lessons/labs, curriculum, and presentations available, and (7) project News Events are available.

Finalists were: University of Wyoming, Michigan Technological University, Iowa State University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and University of North Carolina Greensboro.

The winners were Michigan Technological University GlobalWatershed and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Triple Helix.


Posted on March 21, 2012