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MULTI is a Community Approach to Engaging Students and Teachers in Effective STEM Education

MULTI (NSF 1615193) will advance efforts of the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program to better understand and promote practices that increase students' motivations and capacities to pursue careers in fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) by implementing a strategy that purposefully combines educational methodologies based on the Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program. Students will have opportunities to increase knowledge and skills. Pre-service and in-service teachers will participate in sessions that will help them attract and retain more students in education pathways to STEM careers. The goal is to modify and refine a community-based model that will comprehensively address teacher preparedness and student participation in STEM fields.

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MULTI Workshops

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We are pleased to announce that the MULTI workshops will be available via Zoom for our partners outside of the Denver metropolitan area. 

February 8, 2020 Auraria Campus, Science Building

MULTI STEM Student Research Showcase - Onsite and Online

Register by February 1:

Spend the morning learning about K-12 student research and interact with local STEM organizations!

Free and open to the public!

- Bring the whole family to explore research conducted by K-12 students in the
Denver metro area, plus participate in hands-on STEM activities like virtual reality

- Talk to college students about their research and explore career paths in earth and
environmental sciences

- Register on this google form ( by February 1, 2020
to enjoy complimentary snacks, a free lunch and free parking (at the 7th street
parking garage on the Auraria campus)

- Families and friends of all ages welcome! 

For more information contact Dr. Richard Wagner at

Contact us for an onsite STEM workshop, a STEM speaker, or instructional development assistance.

The MULTI teaching staff and partners are available to assist in the development and instruction of the following STEM topics. For information or to set up a workshop at your location contact Janelle Johnson or Richard Wagner

Additionally, MULTI sponsored student researchers are available to present to your classroom on various topics. 

Possible Topics

  • Physics
    • Mass, volume, and density
    • Gravity
    • Energy
    • Waves
  • Biology
    • Cells
    • Genetics
    • Human biology and health
  • Chemistry
    • Atoms and elements
    • Chemical bonds
    • pH/acid-base reactions
  • Earth Science
    • Rocks and minerals
    • Weather and seasons
    • Soil and erosion
    • Climate change
    • Water
  • Engineering
    • Water treatment and filtration
    • Wetland construction
    • "Build a..." solar water heater, rocket, etc.
  • Ecology
    • Climate changes and ecosystems
    • Grassland and Bison ecology
    • Soil erosion
    • Geography and topography


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