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Southwest Region

Here are the programs in the Southwest region, including online resources.

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  • American Indian Law Clinic: Tribal Outreach Projects

    The American Indian Law Clinic Tribal Outreach Projects provide free, pro bono legal services to 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 the American Indian...

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  • Business Research Division Outreach

    Serving Colorado since 1915, the Business Research Division (BRD) of Leeds Business at CU Boulder provides economic and demographic information needed by businesses, governments, and nonprofits. Specializing in economic and fiscal analysis, market research, and custom research projects, the division also produces the longest-running annual forecast of the state's economy,...

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  • Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom

    The Archaeology in the Classroom project provides hands-on teaching kits containing real and reproduction artifacts, tools, and standards-based curriculum for teachers and schools around the state; a classroom presentation with hands-on objects and activities focusing on the early peoples of Colorado and the science of archaeology; and a Discovery Kit...

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  • Colorado Water and Energy Research Center

    Colorado's water and energy resources are inextricably linked. Whether you're talking about the rivers that power hydroelectricity, the steam that spins turbines at coal- or nuclear-fired power plants, or the aquifers that neighbor natural gas deposits underground, it's nearly impossible to mention one resource category without implicating the other. ...

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  • Community Dialogues about “Opting Out” of State Assessments in Colorado

    Through widespread “opt-out” efforts over the past several years, parent and student activists have pressured school districts, states, and the federal government to reconsider the extent and limits of state-mandated assessments. Critics of opting-out, however, argue that these efforts undermine the public value of collecting quality assessment data for all...

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  • Fossils in the Classroom

    The hands-on teaching kits include fossils and casts as well as classroom lessons that directly address the Colorado Department of Education's state Colorado Academic Standard on the study of fossils (Life Science 2.2), and it connects the scientific work of CU-Boulder paleontologists with teachers and students in communities throughout Colorado....

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  • Front Range Pika Project

    The general public is invited to take part in a citizen-science program focused on the American pika, a small relative of rabbits that inhabits the Rockies and other rocky places throughout the western US. Volunteers are trained and coordinated through the Front Range Pika Project's citizen science program (a...

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  • Learn More About Climate

    Learn More About Climate translates climate change information into resources and tools for teachers, policy makers, and citizens. Watch videos, schedule a guest speaker, and teach standards-based lessons. Representing many institutes and departments of University of Colorado - Boulder, LMAC offers this centralized hub for learning more about climate change. CU-Boulder...

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  • Philosophy Outreach Program of Colorado (POPCO)

    Since its inception in 1995 the Philosophy Outreach Program of Colorado has conducted philosophy classes for thousands of elementary, middle school, and high school students around the state of Colorado. Through POPCO, paired teams of CU graduate students and/or faculty lead Socratic discussions on topics that have been custom tailored...

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  • Scalable Game Design

    The goal of this project is to get computer science back into middle schools. The strategy is to reform middle school IT education at a systemic level exploring the notion of scalable game design as an approach to carefully balance educational and motivational aspects of IT fluency. The iDREAMS project...

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  • Science Discovery

    CU Science Discovery is a science education outreach program of the University of Colorado, Boulder's Division of Continuing Education. Founded in 1983 to heighten young students' interest in science, CU Science Discovery coordinates an array of programs that connect K-12 students and teachers to current CU science. Each...

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