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Giving voice to kids about climate change! 

See the 2014 Winning Artwork

Welcome to Cool Science 2014-2015

2014 Bus w/ ArtOur changing climate presents one of the most important challenges of the 21st century. Science helps us understand how the atmosphere has changed over time and how the future climate might impact our lives. Now, it’s your chance to teach others about the science of climate change through art. For this competition, we want students and teachers to choose one of the following questions to address with their artwork:
  • How does climate change impact your local community?
  • What historical trends, patterns, and evidence help us understand climate change?
  • What question about climate change would you like to ask a scientist?

The top six entries will receive a $50 gift card and will be featured as ads on the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) buses. 

The 2014-2015 Cool Science DEADLINE is Friday, November 21, 2014.

Check Out Cool Science on Social Media!

Please visit our Facebook page to learn more about Cool Science and receive updates on our program!

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity: Reduced-Price Advertising on the LRTA

Would you like to promote your company locally, but find the costs out of reach? Cool Science offers a solution. For as little as $1250*, you can sponsor a month of Cool Science and get your logo on display throughout the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA)! With 5000 people a day riding LRTA buses and hundreds of pedestrians, our work is seen by a sizable portion of the community. In addition, Cool Science can promote your company through our communication with districts, schools, teachers, and parents. Finally, your company logo and link will be included on our website and social media accounts. Learn more about this sponsorship opportunity!

Support Cool Science through Hawk Hatch at UMass Lowell

Cool Science is excited to be featured on Hawk Hatch, a fundraising site for great ideas that have "hatched" at UMass Lowell. Please visit Hawk Hatch and check out the right-hand column to see how even a small donation can help keep Cool Science running!

2014 Cool Science Awards Ceremony & Reception

The Cool Science Team was happy to meet our winning students, teachers, families, and community members at  the 2014 Cool Science Awards Ceremony and Reception. Please visit our Awards Ceremony page to learn more about our fantastic event!

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