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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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Open Wide and Step Inside

This outreach event occurs at Little Shop of Physics. MIP students enrolled in our capstone service learning course Gram stain mouth swabs, and then help people view their oral microbiota under a light microscope.

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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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CIRA Outreach and Education

We provide formal and informal educational opportunities regarding satellite remote sensing, severe weather, and atmospheric science topics for K-12, undergraduate, teacher, and citizen scientist audiences while providing media and PR pieces related to CIRA and NOAA/NASA research. Our programs are tailored by audience (e.g., direct work with students, PD for teachers, lectures and tours for...

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100 Views of Climate Change, website

This website collects & annotates high quality accessible articles, websites, and other resources that cover a wide range of aspects of the topic: the physical & natural sciences, effects on humans, responses from ethics, religion, and the arts, and more.

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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) – Conferences Track

Proposals for conferences addressing critical challenges in undergraduate STEM education may be submitted at any time following consultation with a program officer. Conference proposals are also encouraged that will increase the diversity of the institutions and faculty participating in the IUSE: EHR enterprise and those involving collaborations of education researchers and discipline scientists to ensure...

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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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