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Pathways2Teaching: College Readiness and Support for High School Students in Boulder
Pathways2Teaching (P2T) is an innovative college readiness program designed for 11th & 12th grade high school students to explore issues in education, social justice and equity, and teaching as a potential career choice. The P2T program offers concurrent enrollment and college credit for high school students, with a focus on...
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"The Preservation and Transmission of Buddhist Texts from Tibet"
The preservation and transmission of Buddhist texts from Tibet is the focus of a series of free and open-to-the-public events and exhibits beginning Wed Oct 1 on the CU-Boulder campus, in conjunction with the Tsadra Foundation's conference on "Translation and Transmission" in Keystone, Colorado on Oct 2-5, 2014. At 5...
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A Community-University Partnership to Improve High School Math Performance and Engagement among At-Risk Students
The goal of this project is to implement an innovative positive psychology intervention aimed at improving high school math performance, particularly among high school girls and Hispanics/ Latinos. This year we successfully piloted this intervention in four diverse math classes at Niwot high school. This outreach award will allow...
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Acequia Assistance Project
Acequia is an Arabic word that means "water bearer." An acequia is a physical irrigation system - a ditch -- but the term "acequia" in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado also describes a philosophy about water and community. That philosophy encompasses the concept that water is so...
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Adaptation and Variation in Colorado mammals: A new classroom kit for 4th grade
We are working to develop a new "Classroom Kit" for 4th grade classrooms to learn about Biological evolution-variation and adaptation-through exploring the natural history of native Colorado mammals. Classroom Kits, as developed by the CU Museum of Natural History, are collections of materials and activities on a particular theme. They...
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Adaptation and Variation: Colorado Animals and Plants
Adaptation and Variation: Colorado Animals and Plants (recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) How do different animals adapt to their environment? What are ways we classify plants and animals? Explore the structure and function, interaction and interdependence of life all around us in this hands-on, station-based guided program. Guided programs at...
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Advancing Algebra with Active Learning: Research in Action
The Boulder Valley School District is concerned by a passing rate of only 65% in 9th grade Algebra I. This 35% failure rate includes a disproportionate number of minority students. The goal of Advancing Algebra is to develop, implement, and assess active learning strategies for improving this passing rate....
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AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network Community Small Grants
The AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network (www.airwatergas.org) is a research, outreach, and education project funded by the National Science Foundation at the University of Colorado Boulder and eight collaborating institutions. The project's goal is to find the balance between maximizing the benefits of natural gas and oil resources - the short-term...
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Alternative Breaks
Alternative Breaks, a program of the Volunteer Resource Center, sends teams of college students to engage in community-based service projects during academic breaks. Students learn about the problems faced by members of communities with whom they may otherwise have had little or no direct contact. This immersion in diverse...
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Alumni Association of University of Colorado at Boulder
When you set foot on the CU-Boulder campus as a student, you also become a part of the #ForeverBuffs family which receives benefits from the Alumni Association - all without paying any dues! Here are just a few of those perks: Alumni Chapters: Whether you're staying in Colorado, traveling in the...
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American Indian Histories in the National Park Service
The Center of the American West (CAW) and the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS), in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), are embarking on an interdisciplinary project to assess how NPS can expand and deepen the ways it interprets American Indian histories. Our primary goals for...
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American Indian Law Clinic: Tribal Outreach Projects
The American Indian Law Clinic Tribal Outreach Projects serve to provide free, pro bono legal services to three tribal communities, while giving students the opportunity to meaningfully interface with community members and leaders and have access and exposure to the real-life environment where Indian law issues have an impact. In...
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American Music Research Center
The American Music Research Center is a joint venture of the University Libraries and College of Music devoted to the discovery of new information about American music and to the sharing of those discoveries with the wider community. The AMRC sponsors concerts and scholarly activities related to American music of...
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Animal Adaptation Hands-on Workshop
Animal Adaptaion Hands-on Workshop (recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) Explore skulls, tracks, and scat to learn about the characteristics, adaptations, and variation of Colorado animals. Students make their own animal track to take home. Workshops are offered in conjunction with guided programs to provide a more in-depth learning experience; students will...
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Aquetza Youth Leadership, Education, and Community Empowerment Program
Aquetza is a free, one-week summer residential program on the campus of CU-Boulder which will provide high school students with strong ties to Chican@/Latin@ and historically marginalized communities from across Colorado with an interactive, academic enrichment experience focused on engaging youth in examining the history, literature, health science, and relevant...
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Art Meets Science: Teaching 3D Modeling of Cell Structures to Middle School Students
The importance of integrating visual and spatial skills to engage learners has been well documented. Children are visual and creative beings, and it follows that teaching science in a visual-spatial environment will aid in their ability to learn and help them become excited about science. In this project, we offer...
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ArtsBridge
ArtsBridge is a community service learning project that engages public school students in hands-on arts education within the framework of the classroom. High performing undergraduate and graduate art students provide exemplary models of arts teaching while focusing on integrating arts across the curricula. Teachers and college students develop projects collaboratively...
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Assessing Drinking Water Quality on Colorado's Western Slope
The goal of this project is to assist in a new study of risks to private drinking water wells in six counties on the Colorado's Western Slope. The study, just funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), is directed by Kenneth Nordstrom, the director of Environmental Health at the...
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Astronomy Day at CU
Every year for the past decade, Sommers-Bausch Observatory and Fiske Planetarium have opened their doors to the public for a free, day-long CU Astronomy Day celebration. The Saturday date varies from year to year, but is usually held during the last two weeks in April shortly before school lets out....
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Attention, Behavior, and Learning Clinic
The Attention, Behavior, and Learning (ABL) Clinic in the Department of Psychology provides affordable, comprehensive evaluations for children and adolescents in Boulder and surrounding communities. The program specializes in assessment of learning differences, attention problems, and other cognitive, emotional, or behavioral difficulties. We offer a limited number of scholarship slots...
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