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2024 K-12 Summer Programs @ CSU

CSU summer experiences for kindergarten through high school students include credit-bearing, academic, and sport programs. Teachers may explore sustainable teaching and the benefits of movement in the classroom. These programs are offered by many CSU departments and organizations hosting events on the Fort Collins campus. Summer programs for kindergarten through pre-college students and P-12 teachers...

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Brady Education Foundation Program Grant

The Foundation pursues its mission by promoting collaboration between researchers and educators via the funding of program development and program evaluations in education. Currently, the Foundation is particularly focused on evaluating the effectiveness of programs designed to promote positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth through 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities (minority ethnic groups,...

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Catalyst for Innovative Partnerships (CIP) program

Brings together collaborative researchers from across Colorado State University to work together on our most pressing global problems. Every two years a group of research teams will be seeded with $200,000 over two years and provided infrastructural support to seek partners and resources. These relationships will nurture the creation and delivery of solutions in energy,...

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2024 Women in Science Symposium

March 6 & 7, 2024 Lory Student Center, Colorado State University The Women in Science (WiSCI) Network is hosting our 8th annual symposium on Wednesday, March 6, and Thursday, March 7, 2024. This year we have decided to expand the event to two days to better accommodate our growing K-12 programming. Wednesday March 6, 2024 will...

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Brain Awareness Week

The Brain Awareness Week (BAW) program at CSU consists of multiple events each spring semester and typically impacts over 1000 middle and high school students. Volunteers from CSU travel to local schools and provide neuroscience education through interactive, hands-on stations. Topics include sensory systems, neurological diseases, brain trauma and human and animal neuroanatomy. Most volunteers...

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Muscles Alive!

Muscles Alive! is a neuroscience educational outreach program.  It is an extension of research topics and techniques used in the Neuromuscular Function Lab at Colorado State University. The program uses hands-on, kid-friendly equipment to perform experiential demonstrations to teach 4th-12th graders about how their brain communicates with their muscles and how their muscles communicate with...

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