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  • Inquiry Hub The "Inquiry Hub" project brings together a partnership of educational researchers, computer scientists, school district leaders, curriculum developers, interactive resource providers, and multiple publishers of STEM curricula to undertake a systemic approach to learner-centered teaching that promotes adaptability and responsiveness to the differing needs of diverse learners...
  • Insect Explorers Guided Program Explore the structure and life cycle of insects, focusing on butterflies, beetles, grasshoppers, and bees. This program is part guided exploration of exhibits and part station-based, hands-on workshop. Guided programs at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder campus are designed as interactive and hands-on learning experiences where students use objects, inquiry, and critical thinking skills to discover, wonder and reflect...
  • 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 Architectural Engineering and the School of Public Health...
  • INVST INVST is a CU Boulder academic program that focuses on social and environmental justice. In a reciprocal partnership that allows CU undergraduates to learn first-hand about environmental and social problems, as well as meet the needs of community organizations, we send INVST students to Arizona each year to learn and serve with our partners at the Black Mesa Water Coalition...
  • INVST Collaboration with the Black Mesa Water Coalition The Black Mesa Water Coalition (BMWC), based in Piñon, Arizona (part of the Navajo Nation), would like to deepen its partnership with INVST by working to turn BMWC’s women’s wool buying project into a worker-owned cooperative business. BMWC has invited INVST to research ways to start worker-owned cooperatives, and then present that information to them...
  • INVST Community Leadership Program The INVST Community Leadership Program combines academics with activism, for CU undergraduates who are interested in social and environmental justice. The Community Leadership Program (CLP) 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, the Community Leadership Program accepts applications in November and in February...
  • INVST Community Studies Electives INVST Community Studies Electives foster community engagement, civic responsibility and leadership potential in CU undergraduates. The courses we offer include "Facilitating Peaceful Community Change," "Responding to Social and Environmental Problems through Service Learning," "Teaching Social Justice," and "Nonviolent Social Movements." Many Community Studies Electives satisfy major and minor requirements; some fulfill core requirements; and all INVST instructors are dedicated to creating a sense of community in the classroom...