||Deadline for applications. A panel judges the
applications against the determined web criteria and the
quality of the proposed project activities. A scoring document is
created with a formula for evaluation of each application.
Each member of the panel uses the document to consider each
application. The panel meets to discuss and tally their
evaluations. Total scores are used to determine the ten
||The fifteen teams are selected and notified of their status. All
fifteen teams are instructed to arrange travel for the
||Two representatives of each team (one from the science
center and one from the school) attend the orientation
conference in Washington, DC. (Total 30 people.) All travel
expenses are paid by AAAS. A draft agenda
describes the events.
||Each team receives mini-grant funds in the amount of $2,500.00 per team.
Checkpoint for creation of the
project webspace. TFI
staff determine that the baseline Project Identification
criteria have been met.
||Deadline for completion of project webspace. All
elements are in place with one exception; the showcase
scrapbook will be added by Feb. 24.
||Grand prize winner and two honorable mention
prize winners are notified. Recipients of "The Unisys Prize Online
Science Education Excellence" are invited
to arrange travel and attend AAAS event in February for
||Teams hold local showcase events.
||"The Unisys Prize Online Science Education Excellence"
is presented at
AAAS event in Washington.
Prize winning team
receives $10,000. Honorable mention prize winners receive a
||Showcase scrapbook is added to each team's webspace.
Announcement is made to publicize the prize winners and to
direct people to the scrapbooks.
||Final report submission due to AAAS.