Register now for spring 2016 STEM Saturdays


a young student begins a chemistry experiment during an Adams State STEM Saturday in the spring of 2014

Photo by Kellicia Morse '14 Pictured, a young student begins a chemistry experiment during a spring 2014 STEM Saturday.

Adams State University continues to provide opportunities for San Luis Valley students to succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). STEM Saturdays begin January 30. These free interactive sessions will stimulate imagination and curiosity of students.

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Registration is required for the sessions.

Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon. Enrollment is limited.

January 30
3D Printing
Dr. Chris Adams, assistant professor of chemistry
grades 6-9
enrollment cap is 6.

February 6
Exploring Fractals
Dr. Robert Astalos, professor of physics/director of the Zacheis Planetarium and the Observatory
grades 6-9
enrollment cap is 16.

February 20
Investigations in Biology
Dr. Kristy Duran, associate professor of biology
grades 4-6
enrollment cap is 16.

March 5
Exploring Microscopy and Molecular Biology with Optics
Dr. Adam Kleinschmit, assistant professor of biology
grades 9-12
enrollment cap is 16;

April 2
A Safari Through the Jungle of Shape and Space
Dr. Meredith Anderson, assistant professor of mathematics
grades 6-9
enrollment is 16.

April 9
Forensic Chemistry
Dr. Renee Beeton, associate professor of chemistry
grades 6-9
enrollment is 16.

April 16
Wetland Ecology and Management
Dr. Tim Armstrong, professor of biology
grades 6-9
enrollment cap is 10.

April 23
Programming Arial Systems (quadcopters)
George Sellman, assistant professor of computer science
grades 6-9
enrollment cap is 8.

Registration for all sessions is required. Once registered, participants will receive the location of session and any other pertinent information. Only parent/guardian authorized registrations will be accepted. Session registrations are limited to 2 sessions per student. No cost to participants.

For more information or a reservation form, contact Simona Guillen, STEM activity coordinator, at 719-587-7586 or Registration forms are also available at ASU STEM.