Grant Proposal: Shark Tank Edition

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

 

Grant proposals are an important means of funding for those hoping to increase the body

 

of knowledge in their current careers of interest. Here students will learn how to create a

 

research proposal of their own while growing their public speaking skills. 

 

 

LESSON PLAN/ EXPLANATORY VIDEO

 

This interactive lesson follows the layout of the popular 2009 TV series Shark tank. Each team will be in charge of creating a grant proposal

 

that works to alleviate a environmental health concern. At the conclusion of the activity students will give a pitch to the sharks who will then

 

decide who to support. 

 

ACTIVITY WORKSHEET/POWER POINT PRESENTATION 

 

At the conclusion of this lesson and activity students will 

 

  • Have an increased understanding of grant writing 
  • Gain confidence in completing collaborative work 
  • Learn how to utilize databases to find research articles 
  • Gain confidence in science communication skills 
  • Complete a mini grant proposal of their own 

 

Creation Date: June 2020
Last Updated: December 1, 2021