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Western Region

The following are the programs and resources available to the Western region.

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  • AQIQ: Air Quality Inquiry Projects in Rural Schools

    Air Quality Inquiry (AQIQ) program fills the need for ongoing CU engineering outreach in the area of air quality and environmental engineering in underserved rural K-12 schools in Colorado. The need for this support is reflected in teacher and superintendent assessments from partner school districts who expressed the need for...

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  • Assessing Drinking Water Quality on Colorado's Western Slope

    The goal of this project was to assist in a study of risks to privately-owned, unregulated drinking water wells in six counties on the Colorado's Western Slope. The study is entering its third year of funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and it is directed by Kenneth...

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  • Attention, Behavior, and Learning Clinic

    The Attention, Behavior, and Learning (ABL) Clinic in the CU 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...

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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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  • Center for Asian Studies K-12 Outreach

    The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado brings together faculty, students, and community members to encourage and support Asian scholarship across disciplinary and college boundaries. Through its three principal K-12 outreach programs, CAS annually offers opportunities for teachers ranging from Saturday workshops to...

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  • College of Music K-12 Outreach

    The College of Music offers an array of outreach programs and opportunities for K-12 students and teachers at the middle school and high school levels. The College of Music Outreach Website serves as a gateway for community members to learn more about programs available for specific areas, including choral, piano,...

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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 Shakespeare Festival in the Schools

    The CSF in the Schools troupe tours schools throughout the school year, generally in the fall and early spring. Past productions have included Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, and Julius Caesar. All performances conclude with classroom workshops about...

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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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  • Communities Code

    The ability to create and express oneself with technology is important for full participation in today’s digital society. However, troubling participation gaps still persist among underrepresented groups such as African-American and Latino-American youth. Communities Code aims to create high quality computing experiences for young people and to strengthen their social...

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  • CU Boulder Peak to Peak

    Magicians, mystics, mischief-makers and messiahs take center stage in the brand new CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture series, a program that brings CU Boulder humanities scholars to communities around Colorado to share innovative perspectives on historical figures, events and enduring questions. It is offered through the Program in Jewish...

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  • Demystifying Entrepreneurship Rural Colorado Workshop Series

    Demystifying Entrepreneurship workshops, hosted across the state of Colorado, are an interactive certificate course for anyone interested in launching his or her own business or improving upon an existing business. It provides a fundamental framework and toolset that helps entrepreneurs develop sought-after products and services, avoid pitfalls and succeed at...

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  • Enhancing Wildfire Outreach Programs with Social Science

    Risk assessments in hazard-prone communities are fairly common, however the results are often unknown to the residents, even when publicly available. In the wildfire arena, risk assessments are used primarily for hazardous fuels reduction, fire suppression strategy, and community planning. Providing residents with risk information at a relevant, actionable scale...

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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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  • Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices Project

    The Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices Project database and website were created as a project of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and Environment at the University of Colorado Law School. The Project is maintained through grants and in conjunction with the Department of Civil, Environmental, and...

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  • INVST Program

    The INVST Program combines academics with activism, for CU undergraduates who are interested in social and environmental justice. INVST is a life-altering educational experience that exposes students to what is, and cultivates them as leaders to work for what could be. Each year, INVST accepts applications in November and February....

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  • North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project

    Formerly the North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project, this project has evolved into the Air Quality InQuiry (AQ-IQ) Program. An education and outreach program bringing together next-generation air quality monitors, a project-based learning curriculum (posted on the TeachEngineering Digital Library), and university mentors from CU to offer high school students...

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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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