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K-14 STEM Education Programs



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Computer Science Week

Dates: December 9-13, 2019
About: Each year the state of Wyoming celebrates computer science during one week in December. This is an opportunity for K-12 students to participate in Hour of Code and to also connect with experts in the field, including faculty and students from the University of Wyoming and recieve an introduction to programing with engaging compute science Activities. For more information, please contact Cindy Jones



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Engineers Week

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Dates: February 17-21, 2020
About: This is an opportunity for 3rd grade classrooms throughout Wyoming to engage with professional engineers and participate in hands-on engineering activities that inspire innovative thinking, design, and problem solving all while learning the engineering design process. To sign up, click here.   



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Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Math, and Science (TEAMS)

Date: February 24, 2020
About: Every February, the University of Wyoming hosts the Wyoming TEAMS State Competition for high school students. During this day-long competition, students are encouraged to apply math and science knowledge in practical, creative ways to solve real-world engineering challenges.To sign up, please visit



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Date: March 7, 2020
About: The Wyoming State MathCounts Competition is a part of a national competition series that provides students with the chance to compete in live, in-person math contests against and alongside their peers. This is an annual competition that occurs every March at the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie. Learn more about MathCounts here.



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Engineering Summer Program

Dates: June 14-20, 2020
About: High school juniors are invited to apply to ESP to broaden their horizons and understanding of the diverse fields within engineering and applied science. This weeklong summer program is designed to give students the chance to work one-on-one with faculty to strengthen their critical thinking and problem solving skills through hands-on exploration. 
Learn more about the unique UW ESP program and apply here.



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Engineering Summer Program for Teachers (ESP4T)

Dates: First Session: July 13-17, 2020   Second Session: July 20-24, 2020
About: This is a professional development workshop for K-12 teachers to learn how to use Arduino and Raspberry Pi as tools for implementing engineering in the classroom. Participants receive a stipend, UW credit and/or PTSB credit upon successful completion of the program. The application form be available in early January on our ESP4T website which can be found through the following link: 

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EERB 401

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4253


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