LSOP In Action

Keep up to date with the Little Shop of Physics! What have we been up to recently? Events big and small, check it out here!

LSOP in Action: CenturyLink and the Denver Broncos TackleSTEM 2018-2019

CenturyLink and the Denver Broncos Tackle STEM sponsored Little Shop of Physics engagement activities in 2018-2019. These events included 7 school/club and two public events which in total reached 12,000 people. This partnership also sponsored science giveaways for all 20,000 K-12 students that the Little Shop of Physics visited this year!

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LSOP in Action: El Centro’s Math Science Tech Day

Check out LSOP’s participation in CSU’s for Math-Science-Tech (MST) Day, a fun-filled day with interactive STEM content (like the Little Shop of Physics!), admissions information, CSU student mentoring, and cultural programming. This even is sponsored by El Centro and has a focus on traditionally underserved and Latinx populations.

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LSOP in Action: CSU Homecoming Parade 2018

The Little Shop of Physics represented the College of Natural Sciences in the 2018 Colorado State University Homecoming Parade!

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LSOP in Action: Super Science Saturday 2018

Super Science Saturday is an annual free public event at the UCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder. We are excited to take part in it and spend a Saturday doing science science with some awesome kids (and adults)!

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LSOP in Action: AISES Pow Wow

The Little Shop of Physics has been part of the annual AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) pow wow for a decade, and it’s one of the highlights of our year. We are honored to be asked to take part, and pleased to be able to provide an interactive science exploration component for the families and children taking part in the powwow. It’s a good chance for us to partner with our colleagues in the Native American Cultural Center, a wonderful opportunity to support this amazing event, and it provides a chance for the kids taking part in the powwow to get up, get moving, and do a bit of science exploration.

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LSOP in Action: Ram Welcome 2018

Check out Little Shop of Physics in Action at the Ram Welcome Street Fair as we welcome new freshmen to CSU!

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LSOP in Action: New West Fest 2018

The Little Shop of Physics kicked off the tour with our annual tradition of setting up some of our favorite hands-on science experiments at the Kids Music Adventure, part of Bohemian Nights at New West Fest.

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LSOP In Action: A Day in the Life of an Intern

Check out this video by Beau Rainey about the life of Little Shop of Physics interns.

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LSOP in Action: Open House 2018

The 28th Annual Little Shop of Physics Open House will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10am to 4pm, at the Colorado State University Lory Student Center. This week we look back at last year’s Open House.

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LSOP in Action: Fort Washakie School 2017

During the first week of October, LSOP visited Fort Washakie School on the Wind River Reservation. All 500 students got to spend 45 minutes exploring our 100+ hands-on science experiments.

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Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse swept in a thin arc across the country, and a partial eclipse was viewable across almost the entire continental United States. This also happened to be the first day of the 2017-2018 academic year, and students all over Colorado State University took a break from their studies to watch this rare celestial event.

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CenturyLink and Denver Broncos Tackle STEM Partnership: Discovery Begins With You

The Little Shop of Physics teamed up with CenturyLink and the Denver Broncos Tackle STEM to bring an awesome hands-on science experience to thousands of Colorado children!

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LSOP in Action: Open House 2017 Thank You

On February 25, the Little Shop of Physics held it’s 26th Annual Open House, the biggest one yet! Thanks to all of those who came out to make this event spectacular!

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LSOP in Action: 26th Annual Open House

The 26th Annual Open House is Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Colorado State University Lory Student Center. It’s free and open to the public! Come join the fun!

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LSOP in Action: 25 Years…Half a million kids

Little Shop of Physics has been around for 25 years and has shared our unique approach to science with over 500,000 children. A quarter of a century…half a million kids.

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LSOP in Action: Our First Namibia Kids’ Camp

In January, Little Shop of Physics and B2Gold ran a series science camps with students in Namibia. Here’s a video capturing some of the fun we had with our first group of students from Otjiwarango.

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LSOP in Action: Laurel Parashoot

Check out the LSOP Crew and the College of Natural Sciences Learning Community doing science with a 30-foot parachute!

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LSOP in Action: Denver Broncos Boys and Girls Club

The LSOP teamed up with the Denver Broncos and CenturyLink to bring the Traveling Science Experience to the Denver Broncos Boys and Girls Club as part of their Mad Scientist Halloween Party.

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LSOP In Action: Giant Water Balloons

Once a month, the Little Shop of Physics Crew teams up with the CSU College of Natural Sciences Learning Community for an event called “Get Your Science On”. In September, we explored giant water balloons. Fun was had by all.

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Namibia Teacher Workshop #3

The Little Shop of Physics in partnership with B2Gold is presented a series of workshops for teacher in Namibia in January 2016. Here’s a video that captures the spirit of our 3rd workshop.

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LSOP In Action: Laurel Village @ CSU

Little Shop of Physics has been doing monthly events at Laurel Village at CSU. We have partnered with the College of Natural Sciences Learning Community to bring science to CSU students where they live!

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