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K-14 STEM Education Programs


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Dates: December 6-12, 2021
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. Sign up HERE

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We invite educates and students in grades 9-12 to virtually connect and collaborate with professional land surveyors and GIS professionals as part of a 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. For more information, contact Cindy Jones at To sign up, click HERE

2021/2022 FLYER




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Dates: February 21-25, 2022 

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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Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Math, and Science 

Date: TBD
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 the TEAMS website.



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Date: TBD
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 2022.  Learn more about MathCounts here.



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Engineering Summer Program

Dates: Summer 2022 - TBD
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 Applied Science 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: TBD
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 will be available in early January on our ESP4T website.

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College of Engineering and Applied Science

Dean's Office

EERB 401

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4253


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