Call on Science Discovery to bring engaging, hands-on Classroom Programs to your location. Classroom Programs are standards-based, hour-long interactive presentations that cover approximately 20 topics and cater to the needs of K-12 teachers. Semi-custom program design and grants to support rural schools and underrepresented groups statewide make it easy for classrooms, libraries and community centers to create unforgettable learning experiences around exciting science from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Bring a student-centered STEM Workshop to your location. CU Science Discovery’s student-centered STEM Workshops are full-day (5-hour) tactile learning experiences held at your school for up to three 4th-8th grade classrooms per day. STEM Workshops provide a full-day of engaging hands-on STEM learning and activities that explore relevant science, engineering or pedagogical themes.
Tie your Science Discovery program in with a field trip to the CU Boulder campus. Reach out to the School and Teacher Programs teamto coordinate an interactive, engaging day for your students.
Learn about new tools to enhance your teaching with Science Discovery's Technology and Innovation Skills Workshops. These workshops are short, 3-hour professional development courses designed to empower teachers and other professionals to integrate new technologies into the classroom.
Experience the work of CU researchers and develop new skills alongside your students through an Immersive
Professional Development STEM Experience. This unique, day-long PD format provides activity-based programs for teams composed of one teacher and five students. Teachers and students (grades 4-8) work side-by-side, allowing teachers to observe students’ interaction with inquiry and innovation-driven activities grounded in standards-based content.
Connect with other educators around Colorado through collaborative Communities of Practice. These communities of educators meet regularly online, exploring the use of innovative tools and technology. Educators will be able to hear and share tips, lessons, and creative ways to incorporate tools and technology into their classrooms or education spaces. Whether you are new to these technologies or a seasoned pro, you're invited to learn and collaborate.