Resources for Community

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Colorado 4-H

4-H STEM is a unique blend of standards based science and math, application of those principles, learning through hands-on, and inquiry-based experiences in your home community. Through the 4-H STEM website, you can get connected with STEM Specialists in your region, gain access to STEM resources for home or the classroom, and find out about interesting and fun activities happening in your area.

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Gillette Entomology Club

The Gillette Entomology Club serves to provide open avenues for interdisciplinary communication, education, and enthusiasm among all people interested in insects and their relatives.  The Club hopes to open windows into the fascinating world of arthropods through monthly meetings, poster presentations, community outreach,  and guest seminar speakers. The GEC enjoys dissecting information on entomological issues such as natural history, insect ecology, insect behavior, conservation biology, and insect pest management.  Club membership is diverse.  Faculty, undergraduate, and graduate members represent many backgrounds including forestry, plant pathology, weed science, fisheries and wildlife biology, biology, zoology, entomology, microbiology, liberal arts, and several other disciplines.

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Little Shop of Physics

Little Shop of Physic (LSOP) is a group of science educators and science students based out of Colorado State University. Their goal is to make science accessible and teach people that science is something anyone can do. Over the years, LSOP has grown into a dynamic science outreach program that works with teachers, schools, and students of all ages. The VW bus that started off the program 25 years ago is now a 12-passenger van that takes over 100 interactive exhibits to every school. Over 20, 000 students get the LSOP experience every year. The LSOP program offerings include: school visits, teacher resources, teacher workshops, as well as Everyday Science shows, podcasts, and classroom kits.

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Engineering Exploration Day

The College of Engineering invites high school students, their parents, and community members to explore engineering majors and careers. The event will be held on CSU’s campus in the Lory Student Center, Engineering, and Glover Buildings and is free of charge and open to the public.” Registration is strongly encouraged, please visit the below website for registration information, dates, and times.

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CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network)

CoCoRaHS is a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow) in their local communities. By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education, and utilizing an interactive Web-site, our aim is to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications. The only requirements to join are an enthusiasm for watching and reporting weather conditions and a desire to learn more about how weather can effect and impact our lives.

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