Little Shop of Physics - News
The Little Shop of Physics presented it’s 25th Annual Open House to approximately 8,000 people! Bigger and better than ever, the day featured 300+ hands on science experiments, presentations from around the world, science partner rooms, and giant Science Spectacles.
The Little Shop of Physics, in partnership with B2Gold travelled to Namibia to conduct teacher workshops and science camps with kids.
The Little Shop of Physics set up in the CSU teaching labs to work with K-12 and college students.
Over the fall semester break, the Little Shop of Physics teamed up with several groups including the CSU Native American Cultural Center to bring our hands-on science program to around 850 students at two schools on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
The Little Shop of Physics has teamed up with the Denver Broncos and Arrow Electronics as part of the Broncos Tackle STEM Program.
During the week of October 5, 2015, the Little Shop of Physics (LSOP) visited two schools on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Once again, the Little Shop of Physics was invited to take part in the Kids’ Music Adventure at New West Fest in Fort Collins!
The Little Shop of Physics took part in the American Association of Physics Teachers Annual Summer Meeting in College Park, MD, from July 23-29, 2015. We presented a workshop titled Activities for Learning About Climate and Climate Change, and were able to collaborate and interact with physics educators from all over the world.
For the 9th consecutive year, the Little Shop of Physics partnered with CMMAP to lead a series of professional development courses for science teachers. The first of 3 courses, titled The Science of Weather and Climate took place on July 6-8, 2015 at Colorado State University. The 20 teachers enrolled in the course engaged in a mix of activities and discussion to explore essential science principles that explain the Earth’s weather and climate: energy, motion, forces, radiation, light and color, states of matter.
Following final exams, the Little Shop of Physics (LSOP) Crew headed north for our last school visits of the 2014-15 Tour! We travelled to two different schools on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, which is home to the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nations, known as the Three Affiliated Tribes.