S.3117 - Promote Nanotechnology in Schools Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 03/15/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||03/15/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.3117 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/15/2010)
Promote Nanotechnology in Schools Act - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a nanotechnology in the schools program awarding matching grants to certain eligible institutions to: (1) purchase nanotechnology equipment and software; (2) service and upgrade such equipment; and (3) provide nanotechnology education to students and teachers.
Lists as eligible grantees: (1) public, private, parochial, and charter secondary schools that offer advanced or international baccalaureate science courses; (2) community colleges; (3) institutions of higher education; and (4) informal learning science and technology centers.