Here are their criteria:
Rules of Eligibility for SPORE-2009:
* The project must focus on science education.
* The resources described must be freely available on the Internet.
* The project can be targeted to students or teachers at the precollege or college level, or it can serve the informal education needs of the general public.
* The Internet resources must be in English or include an English translation.
* Nominations are welcome from all sources. Both self- and independent-nominations are welcome.
* Nominations must be received by 30 June 2009, with the information described below.
Nominations: Please provide the following information about the project:
1. The nominator’s contact information: name, affiliation, address, telephone, and email address.
2. Contact information for the person(s) or institution who would receive the award: name, affiliation, address, telephone, and email address.
3. The name and URL of the main web resource.
4. A description, in 500 words or less, of why this project deserves the award.
IDENTIFY THE TARGET AUDIENCE; DESCRIBE THE GOAL AND THE TYPE OF EVIDENCE THAT EXISTS, FROM RESEARCH OR ELSEWHERE, THAT DEMONSTRATES EFFECTIVENESS.
5. Up to 3 brief letters of support from others may be included.
6. Please email nominations to the following address: SPORE@aaas.org.
The geosciences have some fantastic online resources (SERC, for instance). Wouldn’t it be great to show the rest of the sciences what we do?