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K-14 STEM Education Programs


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Dates: December 5-9, 2022
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 computer science Activities. Sign up HERE





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National Surveyors Week March 20-26, 2022

Global Surveyors' Day - March 21, 2022

We invite educates and students in grades 9-12 to collaborate with professional land surveyors and GIS professionals as part of a year-round, statewide effort to raise awareness about these professions while supporting STEM objectives. Students will engage in an activity involving a web-based, interactive map called GEOInquiry. Teachers will have access to the GEOInquiry lesson plans that support Wyoming state standards in math, science, social studies, and technology. We can visit during National Surveyors Week in March or anytime that works for your classroom. For more information, contact Cindy Jones at To sign up, click HERE




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Dates: February 20-24, 2023 

About: This is an opportunity for 3rd grade learners throughout Wyoming to partner with professional engineers to engage in a hands-on engineering activity that can inspire innovative thinking, design, and problem solving all while learning the engineering design process. Teachers and Engineers, click HERE to sign up. 



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Date: March 4, 2023 - Wyoming State MATHCOUNTS competition 
About: The Wyoming State MathCounts Competition is a part of a national competition series that provides students in grades 6-8 with the chance to compete in math contests against and alongside their peers. The national competition is scheduled to be in May of 2023.  Learn more about MathCounts here.



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Engineering Summer Program

Dates: June 11-17, 2023
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.  If you'd like to sign up to receive more information as it is available, please fill out this FORM

Learn more about the unique UW ESP program here.



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Dates: As Requested

We are so excited to offer in person visits and field trips again! Classes can visit the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Physical Sciences in person to learn about our engineering programs, engage with engineering students in hands-on activities and tour state of the art facilities and innovation centers. Sign up for your visit HERE




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Our outreach team is excited to visit your classroom, virtually or in person, to encourage the exploration of the engineering design process through hands-on learning and discovery. Teachers are encouraged to connect with our team to schedule your classroom visit and activities. Sign up or request a visit HERE.



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Engineering Summer Program for Teachers

Dates: July 10-14, 2023
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 is available on our ESP4T website.



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The Annual Teacher Workshop on Indoor Living Walls and Their Impacts on the Built Environment

Summer Workshop for Teachers

Dates: June 19-21, 2023
About: UW College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Associate Professor in Civil and Architectural Engineering Dr. Liping Wang invites educational professionals interested in indoor living walls and their impacts on the built environment for a learning workshop at the University of Wyoming from June 19-21, 2023. The workshop covers indoor hydroponic living wall systems and recent research findings, an Arduino toolkit for indoor environment measurement, experiments on plant transpiration and stomatal conductance measurement, and classroom curricula development related to indoor living wall systems. The participants receive an Arduino, environment sensors, and other accessories. Measurements will be conducted at the UW lab and classrooms.

The workshop is designed for science and math teachers in middle or high schools. She is recruiting three to five science or math teacher participants this year. Each participant receives a total stipend of $250 for participating in the three-day workshop. For participants out of Laramie and Cheyenne, an additional $300 is provided for accommodation.

Please contact Dr. Liping Wang at if you have any questions about this workshop.

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EERB 401

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4253


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