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Events

Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Science Demos for Escalante Middle School Students

Fort Lewis College Campus. Email Dr. Aimee Morris to sign up.

Friday, October 21, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Science Demos for Escalante Middle School Students

Fort Lewis College Campus. Email Dr. Aimee Morris to sign up.

Friday, November 11, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Science Demos for Ignacio High School Students

Fort Lewis College Campus. Email Dr. Aimee Morris to sign up.

Multiple Dates in November

United Way of SW Colorado’s Team Up for Students Foundational Series

This work aims to create long-term, sustainable solutions for our county’s youth recovering from the pandemic (socially, academically, and emotionally). United Way of SW Colorado invites you to participate in upcoming meetings to begin this work.

  • Part I: Introduction & Background
    Monday, November 7, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | The Peaks Rooms @ Durango Rec Center
  • Part II: Prioritizing Efforts & Forming a Steering Committee
    Thursday, November 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | The Peaks Rooms @ Durango Rec Center
  • Part III: Consensus Building on Initial Funding
    Monday, December 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | The Peaks Rooms @ Durango Rec Center

Email Dr. Aimee Morris for further details on how to sign up.

Saturday, November 19, 2022
Lego League Challenge Judge and/or Advisor Opportunity

Powerhouse Science Center sponsored event at Escalante Middle School. Email Dr. Aimee Morris for further details on how to sign up.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair Judges

The 65th annual science fair for 6-12th grade will be held at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Fill out this interest form to volunteer to be a science judge.

Friday and Saturday, March 3-4, 2023
San Juan Regional Science and Engineering Fair Judges

The science and engineering fair will be held on the San Juan College campus and is open to elementary through high school students. Please email Dr. Michael Ottinger with your interest in becoming a judge.

Saturday, April 15. 2023, 1:00 – 4:00p.m.
Science Open House

Fort Lewis College opens its doors to the community to watch and participate in live science demonstrations and fun. Please email Dr. Aimee Morris with your interest in helping out with demonstrations and more.

Opportunities

High School Math and Science Tutoring Opportunity
Twice a week tutoring in math and science with Durango High School students. Contact: Dr. Jill Choate: jnchoate@fortlewis.edu

Powerhouse Science Center & Maker Lab Education Committee
Monthly meetings, Event Planning, Summer Opportunities, and more. Contact: Dr. Aimee Morris: ammorris@fortlewis.edu

Navajo Math Circles
Bringing the highest quality mathematical outreach to students and teachers in the Navajo Nation. Join in teacher training workshops, outreach, and math camps. Contact: Dr. Aimee Morris: ammorris@fortlewis.edu

Saturday, April 8, 2022 9:00 – 11:00a.m.
Cultural Proficiency Training

A virtual interactive training led by Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Dr. Joslynn Lee (she/her, Tribal affiliations: DinĂ© (Navajo) / Haaku (Acoma Pueblo) / K’awaika (Laguna Pueblo)) will be focused on designing and building culturally relevant STEM curriculum for Indigenous populations. Contact Dr. Jill Choate jnchoate@fortlewis.edu for the Zoom link.