We are now accepting applications for Instructors and Mentors for the Summer 2016 Season! CLICK HERE to apply.
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.
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 Kathryn Penzkover via e-mail.