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Science Posse|University of Wyoming
 

Reflections Cover Read about the Science Posse in Reflections, 2014, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource Research Report.

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Contact Us

Director:
Don Roth
Program Coordinator:
Jan Truchot
5006 Ag-C
Phone: 307-766-6398
Email: scienceposse@uwyo.edu
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Requests for Spring will be accepted beginning January 15, 2015.

At this point, we cannot accept requests for dates after April 30, 2015.

Science Posse Fellows are also graduate students who are taking classes, doing research or both. To accommodate this, Fellows have a quota of days they can travel or do presentations in Laramie. Once their schedules are filled up, we will stop accepting requests.



Announcing

In-A-Box: Wyoming's FREE Traveling Science Curriculum

Presented by the Wyoming Health Education Center

In a Box Flyer

In-A-Box is a traveling resource available to teachers, presenters, group leaders, and others working with children in grades 4-8 in the state of Wyoming.

In-A-Box is designed to enhance science health curriculums. Each box comes with lesson plans, activities, posters, trade books, DVDs and hands-on materials which will help students discover aspects of scientific careers, the body, and the environment.

Molly and Model Paige and Model Looking at the Chart
Boxes include:

Bones Muscles (pictured), Brain, Ear, Heart , Eye, Guts, and Mouth.

The Wyoming Health Education Center will send the In A Box boxes to you for FREE! (You are, however, required to pay a $50 shipping fee per box to return them to UW.)

In A Box boxes will be available starting January 2015 and may be reserved now. Find all the details here!


On October 10, in conjunction with the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium, Fellow Phil Bergmaier worked with the 6th graders at Linford Elementary in Laramie to launch two high altitude balloons that reached near space!

Read about the launch on the Albany County School District website


The 2015 Wyoming State Science Fair sponsored by the Science and Mathematics Teaching Center at University of Wyoming will be held March 1-3, 2015.

Regional Science Fair Dates and Locations

Wyoming State Science Fair Home

Science Fair In A Box: Wyoming State Science Fair Registration and Information


Let the Science Posse inspire you and your students!

Since 2006, the Science Posse's scientists, mathematicians and engineers have brought their excitement about science and their passion for outreach to students and teachers across the state.  NSF granted us an extension through April 30, 2015 which will allow us continue to connect our graduate Fellows with teachers and students on a limited basis and provide a bridge as we secure funding for the next iteration of the Science Posse.

Click on the links below for details.

Work directly with Science Posse Fellows!

  • Bring your students to us at the University for Lab Tours!

  • If you are within 150 miles of Laramie, bring us to your classroom in person for:

Mini-lessons,

Research and Career Talks,

Specialized Lessons,

Science Fair Help,

Focus on Math  to show math is everywhere!

 

Use the resources available on this website.

  • Readings on Science Teaching and Inquiry


Share your story about how the Science Posse is inspiring Wyoming's Next Generation of Scientists. 

Are you a student whose classroom has been visited by a Science Posse member? Have you attended a Science Posse summer camp? Tell us about your experience!

Are you a teacher who has worked with the Science Posse or attended one of our workshops? Tell us how it impacted you!

Are you a parent of a child who has been influenced by the Science Posse? Tell us about it!

And that's not all! We want to hear from administrators, grandparents, faculty members, anyone with a Science Posse story to share!

Share your stories on our Facebook page!
Share your stories on Twitter!
Send us an email!
Send us a snail mail at Science Posse, Dept. 3944, 1000 E. University, Laramie, WY 82071

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Have a Science or Science Fair related question?

Science Posse Fellows are happy to answer student (or teacher) questions about science or science projects. After you click on the link below, your question will be answered, and the question and answer will also be posted on the "Ask the Posse" blog!

WYSTEM: Connecting to Wyoming STEM and CTE Programs

The WYSTEM web portal is designed to make Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) educational opportunities accessible to students, parents, teachers and other interested citizens. It is a work-in-progress. Please check it out and help us make it grow.

Have an iPad? We have an iBook!

Participate ecology field research. . . virtually!

Share your story about how the Science Posse is inspiring Wyoming's Next Generation of Scientists.

Are you a student whose classroom has been visited by a Science Posse member? Have you attended a Science Posse summer camp? Tell us about your experience! Are you a teacher who has worked with the Science Posse or attended one of our workshops? Tell us how it impacted you! Are you a parent of a child who has been influenced by the Science Posse? Tell us about it! And that's not all! We want to hear from administrators, grandparents, faculty members, anyone with a Science Posse story to share! Share your stories on our Facebook page! Share your stories on Twitter! Send us an email! Send us a snail mail at Science Posse, Dept. 3944, 1000 E. University, Laramie, WY 82071

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