Science in the Rockies

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Science in the Rockies 2010 Opening Day

Our premier event, Science in the Rockies, is gearing up for another year this week. Almost 140 teachers from across America and the world have arrived in Colorado for hands-on science teaching training from our talented staff of science teachers…

Save $100 on Your Science in the Rockies Registration

We know that teachers are on a tight budget and with times as they are, school funding seems to be depleting faster and faster.  But, we don't want anyone to miss out on experiencing our 3-day science training, Science in the Rockies, so, until…

Altitude Awareness in the Mile High City

Denver is the Mile High City... that means those of you traveling from lower elevations might notice a little less oxygen at 5280 ft than what you are used to. Although not a large risk, some people traveling from lower elevations can have…

What to Expect for the Denver Climate

Denver has mild summers with dry heat & manageable, but sometimes unpredictable, temperatures. The best way to plan for Denver weather is to dress in layers. Some recommendations would be to bring a light jacket or sweater for the evenings…

Register for Science in the Rockies July 8-10, 2009 - Denver, Colorado

It's my favorite teacher training of the entire year - Science in the Rockies. It's a three-day workshop held in the foothills just outside of Denver. The dates for this year's workshop are July 8-10, 2009. The training typically attracts 150-200…

Singing Pipes - Hardware Store Science

If you've ever read my blog before, you know that any experiment I can construct in the aisles of Home Depot is a good experiment. Yes, it's true, my family - and even my co-workers - have had to drag me out of the store after a full day of…

Potatoes Fly at Science Teacher Training in Denver

What happens when you put 150 teachers from 23 states and three countries in the same room for three days with a team of instructors who are over-the-top excited about teaching science? Enthusiasm for making science fun spreads like a virus.…

Mosaic 2008 - Teachers Share Their Favorite Hands-on Science Experiences

We just wrapped up our first ever MOSAIC science workshop for teachers... and we had a blast. Here's the idea behind MOSAIC – amazing teachers from diverse backgrounds coming together to share best practices and to learn how to the tools in…

Insta-Snow Gets Teacher Out of Speeding Ticket

We received the following email from a teacher who attended one of our hands-on science professional development workshops for teachers. Believe it or not, she amazed a police officer with a science experiment using Insta-Snow Powder and got…