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Little Shop of Physics Future Teacher Summer Internship

Are you interested in becoming a teacher? Do you love science shenanigans? Have you always loved building crazy things? The Little Shop of Physics Future Teacher Summer Internship Program may be right for you! We are seeking interns to join us in sharing science with communities all over Colorado! We are hiring 1-2 current CSU [...]

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LSOP in Action: Pow Wow

November 5, 2022 The Little Shop of Physics was invited to join the AISES Pow Wow, which culminates a monthlong celebration of  Native American Heritage Month. This public event highlights Native American culture, dance, food, and art, and we were excited to share some of our hands-science experiment stations. Over the course of the evening, [...]

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Society of Physics Students Congress 2022 Workshop

Iron Chef Science Science is something that anyone can cook-up!   Science is something anyone can do, with anything, anytime. One of the missions of Little Shop of Physics is teach science through hands-on exploration. Data shows that experiencing science through hands-on learning is more effective and reaches a larger audience. This workshop will give you [...]

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LSOP at CSU Chem Halloween Show

Sunday, October 30 The Little Shop of Physics took part in the CSU Chemistry Halloween show! We set up a spooky Dark Room and worked with over 1000 members of the public!

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LSOP in Action: CSU Spur October 2022

The Little Shop of Physics will set up at CSU Spur in Denver for the month of October. There will be public events, school visits, and teacher workshops. Check back soon for more details!

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CSU Magazine: A Campus Conversation with Brian Jones

Our illustrious Director, Brian Jones, was recently interviewed by CSU Magazine. Check out the full article at

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LSOP in Action: Tie Dye 2022

Check out the LSOP crew for our annual tie dye event. Our theme this year is "Shaping Science, Sharing Science".

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The Little Shop of Physics team creates engaging and accessible hands-on science activities that are shared with K-12 students (and others!) all over the region. And now we have an exciting opportunity to partner with CSU Spur to develop some hands-on experiment stations that will have a home in the new buildings taking shape at […]

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Brian Jones Little Shop of Physics Endowment

Here at Little Shop, our interns do a lot. They build and maintain the experiments and take our hands-on science program around Colorado and all over the world. They facilitate teacher workshops, stream videos, and host public events, sometimes with only 1 participant and sometimes with over 10,000 people in attendance! They teach and they [...]

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LSOP Spring Science Extravaganza

The Little Shop of Physics was beyond excited to welcome the public — over 5000 folks in total — back to CSU campus for a day of hands-on science fun! On April 23, 2022 we hosted our Spring Science Extravaganza! This outdoor event featured over 200 of our favorite hands-on experiment stations as well as […]

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LSOP in Action: Halftime Show

On February 2, 2023, LSOP presented an awesome science halftime show for the CSU Women's Basketball game. In attendance were 5,000 local 4th and 5th graders!

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LSOP in Action: CSU Spur Hydro Grand Opening

CSU Spur is the Colorado State University education and engagement campus in Denver. On January 6, 2023, we participated in the dedication of the new Hydro Building, featuring all things water.

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LSOP in Action: Halftime Show Practice

Look at our interns teaming up with Physics 122 students having a great time preparing to share science with over 5,000 elementary students at the CSU Women's Basketball game this Thursday!

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LSOP in Action: Wyoming Indian Middle School

In November 2022, the Little Shop of Physics team visited Wyoming Indian Middle School in Ethete on the Wind River Reservation. We did a hands-on science program with approximately 200 students, and every student received a science-at-home kit full of awesome activities. This visit was made possible by a generous grant from the Halliburton Foundation.

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