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NIBIB Launches Lesson Plan Challenge

Beams Challenge Infographic

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) has launched the Biomedical Engineering Adapted for Middle Schoolers (BEAMS) Challenge through the mechanism. BEAMS seeks biomedical engineering lesson plans that spark excitement and interest in middle schoolers and focus on how a biomedical engineering approach can be used to address health care problems. 

NIBIB will award $5,000 to up to five lesson plan creators. At the conclusion of the challenge, the winning biomedical engineering-specific lesson plans will be freely and publicly available for middle school teachers around the country to implement in their classrooms. 

For details, visit Deadline to apply is Saturday, Sept. 30. 

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