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Your Environment. Your Health.

Citizen Science Project

Climate Change Call to Action: Middle School STEM Challenge

Women's Health Awareness Transforming Communities by Enhancing Women's Health


The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Office of Human Research and Community Engagement and the Worker Education and Training Branch are looking for your ideas on how to address climate change issues in your community! We need your help finding creative solutions to the planet’s most pressing challenges.

Eligible Applicants

North Carolina middle school science teachers located within schools in communities impacted by climate change.

Proposal Deadline: December 18, 2022

The Challenge

To have middle school students address climate change in their community and its health impacts, develop community-driven solutions, and collaborate through scientific inquiry. Examples of climate change problems include flooding, extreme heat, or a changing environment.

Schools will submit a detailed proposal outlining the problem they see in their community and a proposed solution. The top proposals will be presented at the 2023 NIEHS Women’s Health Awareness Conference on Saturday, April 15, 2023. Individuals may receive support to implement their projects within their local community.

Interest forms are open — please complete below:

Complete Interest Form


Jaslyn Grullon
Jaslyn A. Grullon, M.P.H.
Scientific Program Analyst
Tel 984-287-4999
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop CU-02
Durham, N.C. 27709
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