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Upcoming STEM Events & Activities

Little Shop of Physics Spring Science Extravaganza

Come on out for a day of free, outdoor science fun! This event is appropriate for all ages and will feature some of our favorite interactive science experiments, demos, and presentations that are too big or messy to do indoors, and some of our science partners from around CSU and beyond. About Little Shop of...

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Little Shop of Physics LIVE on Zoom – Energy Episode

Curious about how magnets work? Wonder why the sky is blue? Looking for some cool science experiments you can try with materials you already have at home? So are we! Join the LSOP team every Friday at 11:00 AM. We’ll do a series of experiments on a different topic each week, and show you how...

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Colorado State University Sustainability Fund

The CSU Sustainability Fund, sponsored by the President’s Sustainability Commission, was created to support sustainability efforts across Colorado State University.  Creativity is encouraged, but some suggestions include energy, water and other resource conservation efforts, academic initiatives, research projects and equipment/processes, education and outreach efforts, or other pilot and new grassroot sustainability initiatives. Funding can be requested...

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International Research Experiences for Students (IRES): Track I IRES Sites (IS)

The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development...

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CoCoRaHS

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network (https://www.cocorahs.org/) is a citizen-science project where volunteers from all 50 states (and Canada) use low-cost equipment to measure and map precipitation from their backyard, workplace or school. Data are used by researchers, scientists and meteorologists all over the world.

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Little Shop of Physics

The Little Shop of Physics is a traveling hands-on science education outreach program at Colorado State University that presents school programs and teacher workshops in Colorado, neighboring states, and around the world. The Little Shop team makes science accessible to all students by building experiment stations from everyday objects that actively engage students in learning...

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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) – Engaged Student Learning Track

This track focuses on design, development, and research studies that involve the creation, exploration, or implementation of tools, resources, and models that show particular promise for increasing the engagement of undergraduate students in their STEM learning and lead to measurable and lasting learning gains. Projects are encouraged to form collaborations among STEM disciplinary researchers, education...

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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) – Institutional and Community Transformation Track

This track supports projects that use innovative approaches to increase the use of highly effective, evidence-based STEM teaching and learning, curricular, and co-curricular practices in institutions of higher education or across/within disciplinary communities. These projects may be proposed by an institution or set of institutions; alternatively, community proposals may be submitted through professional communities, including...

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences – Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences

The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for its new Targeted Grants in MPS program. Grants will support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis. 

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Office of Naval Research (ONR) Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education and Workforce Program

The ONR seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existing or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, or cultivate a diverse, world-class STEM workforce in order to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of any proposed effort must provide solutions that will establish and maintain pathways of diverse U.S....

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