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About 600 middle and high school students will compete in Colorado History Day Saturday, April 29. (Photo/Casey A. Cass)
History Competition Takes Place on Campus April 29
About 600 students in grades six through 12 will be on campus to compete in Colorado History Day on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is part of the largest national humanities education programs in the country and is free and open to the public. This year"s theme is “Taking a Stand in History: People, Ideas, Events.” The winners will represent Colorado in the National History Day competition in June. For more information, call (303) 492-5845 or visit the History Day Web site.
Come to Astronomy Day at Fiske Planetarium April 29
Telescope demonstrations, sunspot viewing and the unveiling of several new hands-on exhibits are among the highlights of Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 29 from noon to 10 p.m. All activities are free and open to the public. This year"s celebration will be held earlier then the national day of celebration which is May 6. For a complete schedule of Astronomy Day events at the planetarium and observatory visit http://cosmos.colorado.edu/sbo/public/special.html.
Video of ATLAS Building Now Available
The ATLAS Institute has produced a video about the construction of the new $31 million, 66,000-square-foot ATLAS building. The building has many unique aspects, including advanced information technologies geared toward enhancing teaching and learning. About 1,000 DVDs are available of this 10-minute video and are free for a limited time to selected faculty and staff. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of DVDs you would like and where they should be sent.