Science Discovery offers numerous opportunities for CU faculty to share their science with diverse public audiences. Our K-12 and community programs showcase faculty research and university resources in order to connect students, teachers and families with current CU science.
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CU STEM faculty collaborate with Science Discovery to:
- Develop and/or teach new summer camps and after-school classes for K-12 students
- Provide K-12 students with hands-on experiences in CU laboratories and at local field sites
- Develop new curriculum for K-12 classrooms
- Provide hands-on teacher training and follow-up support
- Involve graduate students & post-docs in outreach programs
- Host K-12 student groups in their labs
- Contribute scientific expertise, resources & equipment
- Ensure scientific accuracy of education materials
- Fulfill Broader Impacts & other grant requirements
Current faculty and research group collaborators include:
- Agent Sheets, Inc./Computer Science (Alexander Repenning)
- Biological Sciences Initiative (Leslie Leinwand)
- Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (Suzanne Anderson)
- Colorado Center for Lunar Dust & Atmospheric Studies (Mihály Horányi, Tobin Munsat)
- Computer Science (Michael Eisenberg, Ann Eisenberg)
- CU Mountain Research Station (Bill Bowman)
- CU Museum of Natural History
- Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (Juliet Gopinath)
- EUV-ERC (Margaret Murnane)
- Institute for Behavioral Genetics (John Hewitt)
- Integrated Physiology (Dave Sherwood)
- Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center (Noel Clark, Doug Gin)
- Mathematics (Eric Stade)
Interested in bringing your science to K-12 students, teachers and the community?
Please contact Stacey Forsyth via e-mail or call 303-492-4839.