21st Century Life Science (Grades 4-8)

Teacher Resources for our 21st Century Life Science STEM Workshop including presentation tools, lesson plans and links.

Climate Change Lessons and Resources  (Grades: 5-12)

Make the Global Local with these model lessons developed, tested and approved by Colorado teachers. Model lessons include:

  • Evidence of Climate Change
  • Pine Beetles
  • Zoo Poo

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)  (Grades: K-12)

Through interdisciplinary education ond outreach, CIRES combines rigorous science with innovative teaching practices. This resource provides exemplary science education for K-12 school districts, teachers and students, undergraduates at CU and elsewhere, and various community groups.

CU Department of Physics Lecture Series

Physics presentations and lectures by CU professors on their research geared for high school juniors and seniors.

CU Physics Interactive Simulations

Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

CU Wizards (Grades 5-9)

Introduce students to various topics in science, including chemistry and physics.  The CU Wizards schedule changes yearly; see our events page for upcoming programs.

Earth Systems Science: Exploring Change in the Critical Zone  (Grades: 5-8)

Teacher Resources for our Earth Systems Science STEM Workshop including presentation tools, lesson plans and links.

Engineering is Everywhere  (Grades 4-8)

Teacher Resources for our Engineering is Everywhere STEM Workshop including presentation tools, lesson plans and links.

Exploring Physical Science (Grades 4-8)

Teacher Resources for our Exploring Physical Science STEM Workshop including presentation tools, lesson plans and links.

Physics for Fun (Grades 4-8)

Learn and teach about various topics in physics, including electricity, convection, sound, light, and force and motion. This page includes several resources, such as an activities guide and videos.