CU Science Discovery Classroom Presentations

Program Contact

Scott Sieke

STEM Education Designer

scott.sieke@colorado.edu

303.492.3992

Since 1988, Science Discovery’s Classroom Presentations program has traveled throughout Colorado bringing engaging hands-on science to schools, libraries and community centers.  Standards-based Classroom Presentations visit K-12 classrooms with 30+ topics in engineering and physical, life, and earth sciences.  These one-hour presentations facilitate interactive study through audience participation and experiments featuring museum collections and university science equipment.  Classroom Presentations are a great way to build inquiry and science process skills while engaging the whole class with exciting science from the University of Colorado Boulder.  Presentation topics include:

Discovering Dinosaurs

Rock On!

Marine Biology

DNA

Weather Works

Robotics

Explore the Force: The Science of Star Wars

Waves, Technology and Innovation

Cool and Creative Chemistry

and more!

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Longmont

    Dates

    9/4/2019 - 9/4/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Alien Empire: The Wonderful World of Insects

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Louisville

    Dates

    9/23/2019 - 9/23/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Waves in Earth Science

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Louisville

    Dates

    10/21/2019 - 10/21/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Alien Empire: The Wonderful World of Insects

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Aurora

    Dates

    11/9/2019 - 11/9/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Meet Edison (Robotics)

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Frederick

    Dates

    11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Invention Literacy with Makey Makey and Scratch

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Louisville

    Dates

    12/2/2019 - 12/2/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Meet Edison (Robotics)

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Louisville

    Dates

    12/3/2019 - 12/3/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Invention Literacy with Makey Makey and Scratch

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Boulder

    Dates

    12/12/2019 - 12/12/2019

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Alien Empire: The Wonderful World of Insects

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Longmont

    Dates

    1/10/2020 - 1/10/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Bat Tales

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Denver

    Dates

    1/15/2020 - 1/15/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Discovering Dinosaurs

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Platteville

    Dates

    1/16/2020 - 1/16/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Explore the Force: The Science of Star Wars

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Denver

    Dates

    1/23/2020 - 1/23/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Eye Know!

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Denver

    Dates

    1/23/2020 - 1/23/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Explore the Force: The Science of Star Wars

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Broomfield

    Dates

    1/23/2020 - 1/23/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    The Key to Classification

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Boulder

    Dates

    1/24/2020 - 1/24/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Marine Biology

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Longmont

    Dates

    2/5/2020 - 2/5/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    DNA 1: DNA Extraction

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Colorado Springs

    Dates

    2/7/2020 - 2/7/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Discovering Dinosaurs

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Thornton

    Dates

    2/8/2020 - 2/8/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Muggle Magic

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Denver

    Dates

    2/13/2020 - 2/13/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Weather Works

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Broomfield

    Dates

    2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Force and Motion

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Broomfield

    Dates

    2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Cardiovascular Physiology

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Basalt

    Dates

    2/21/2020 - 2/21/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Weather Works

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Denver

    Dates

    2/25/2020 - 2/25/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Cardiovascular Physiology

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Littleton

    Dates

    2/26/2020 - 2/26/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Bat Tales

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Thornton

    Dates

    2/27/2020 - 2/27/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Invention Literacy with Makey Makey and Scratch

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Basalt

    Dates

    2/27/2020 - 2/27/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Key to Classification

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Broomfield

    Dates

    2/28/2020 - 2/28/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Fur, Feathers and Fins

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Conifer

    Dates

    3/6/2020 - 3/6/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Motion, Movement and Biomechanics

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Littleton

    Dates

    3/11/2020 - 3/11/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Marine Biology

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Basalt

    Dates

    3/12/2020 - 3/12/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Acoustics, Waves and Human Body Systems

  • Program Activity

    Location

    In Colorado

    Basalt

    Dates

    3/13/2020 - 3/13/2020

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    Motion, Movement and Biomechanics

Sponsoring Units

  • Division of Continuing Education

  • Science Discovery

Program Partners

  • CU Museum of Natural History
  • CU Wizards
  • Soft Materials Research Center

Audiences Served

  • Children & Youth (outside school)
  • Families
  • Rural Communities
  • Students - Early Learning
  • Students - Elementary School
  • Students - ESL
  • Students - Middle School
  • Students - Homeschooled
  • Teachers - Elementary School
  • Teachers - Middle School
  • Urban Communities