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.

Are you interested in acting as a Research Mentor to high-achieving high school students this summer?

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.