Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) Office of Communications and Outreach
LASP is a solar system science research institution where spacecraft and spacecraft instrumentation are built to support our research mission. The researchers explore planets and planetary bodies, the sun, space weather, and Earth's atmosphere and magnetic field. The Office of Communications and Outreach at LASP creates programming surrounding the research efforts...
Latin Summer Enrichment Program
The Latin Summer Enrichment Program is a week-long day camp that introduces elementary and middle school students to the language and culture of ancient Rome. Rising 5th through 8th graders will communicate in Latin and engage in exciting activities, from performing plays to competing in a mini-Olympics, on the campus of CU Boulder.
From June 18-12, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm campers will:
• Converse and play games in Latin
• Reenact stories from Roman history
• Invent their own myths, assemble mosaics, and recreate items from the ancient world
• Examine artifacts at the CU Art Museum
• Throw the javelin, discus, and shot put in an outdoor mini-Olympics
• Build catapults to launch marshmallows
• Feast at a Roman banquet
Through the program campers will gain an appreciation for ancient cultures and learn to identify and decode Latin where they see it in their communities...
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...
Learning and Teaching Computer Science at EPIC
Children from non-dominant backgrounds often do not participate in high-quality computer science education. If they engage in computer science education, the curricula typically focus on low-level practices such as keyboarding or practices that are lacking in personal relevance. This limits their capacity for meaningful learning. It further limits their capacity for participating in and setting the terms for conversations about what problems are worth addressing and what kinds of solutions are appropriate...
Leeds School of Business Professional Mentorship Program
The Professional Mentorship Program (PMP) was initiated as a pilot in 2009 and is now an independent program housed in the Career Development Office at the Leeds School of Business. The program partners Leeds undergraduate and MBA students with professional mentors in their fields of interest. The PMP provides an additional level of advising and career counseling for our students and is intended to help them make the most of their business education, as well as better prepare them to take on future challenges in the professional world...
Lens on Climate Change
“Lens on Climate Change” is a program for middle and high school students in Colorado. Students produce film that feature how climate change affects their life in Colorado. Students are mentored by science graduate students from CU Boulder and students from the Colorado Film School throughout the production of their own films. Participants will learn how to define their own topic, write a compelling script, design their video, interview scientists and stakeholders, collect relevant and supportive footage (B-roll) and edit their own video...