Outreach

Educational Collective SEN: Environmental Education and STEM Teaching Resources

The Educational Collective SEN is an extension of the Responsible Mining, Resilient Communities research funded by the National Science Foundation with the goal of better understanding and addressing the sustainability of artisanal small-scale gold mining. The resources posted on the website include teaching resources that are written in both English and Spanish with the intention of reaching educators around the globe. The website is updated often with additional resources.

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Educational Outreach

If you are interested in scheduling or attending an educational outreach activity for students grades K-12, please contact Kate directly

Building "edible aquifers". There's no better way to learn about groundwater contamination than through soda and ice cream!

Colorado School of Mines STEM Summer Camp

stem camp group of students Michelle Schwartz, an undergraduate intern in our group,
teaching a group of middle school students about groundwater remediation.

Middle school Tutoring and Science Club
With support from the National Science Foundation, we implemented a tutoring and science club program at a Denver middle school that aims to bring STEM “to life.” Every week, students from the Colorado School of Mines Society of Women Engineers run the program with the goal of motivating and preparing students to pursue college studies and careers in the STEM fields.

Middle school students learning about aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.

Middle school students learning about aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.

 

 

middle school visit kids smiling at camera
Middle school students visiting our laboratory and learning about groundwater contamination.

Demonstration of wind energy in the porous media/wind tunnel test facility.

Demonstration on wind energy in the porous media/wind tunnel test facility.