Chemistry Magic Shows
The Department of Chemistry conducts chemical magic shows for the local community. This popular outreach program is enjoyed by schools, civic groups, and special functions throughout the Pikes Peak region and the state of Colorado. Faculty members bring the magic of chemistry to these groups through a series of colorful, fascinating, and, sometimes, noisy demonstrations of chemistry in action. Requests for this crowd pleaser should be made to the Department of Chemistry Prep Lab at (719) 333-4505.
Colorado Science Olympiad
The Science Olympiad is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, creating a passion for learning science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. Each year elementary and secondary school students compete in district, regional, state, and national academic interscholastic tournaments . The Department of Chemistry faculty and staff lend their expertise and resources by supervising and assisting chemistry events in the district, regional, and state tournaments.