Welcome to the CAST Web Site
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Colorado Association of Science Teachers web site. Here you'll find a wealth of resources just for science educators.
Browse this site to learn more about the benefits of joining CAST and about how you can become a member. Catch up on the latest news about your fellow science teachers in Colorado. You can find out about upcoming classes and workshops for continuing education or discover a great opportunity for your students. Browse the list of educational resources and get inspired with some new ideas for your classroom.
It's CAST's goal to support, stimulate, and improve science education for students of all ages in Colorado, so visit often and find out what's happening in science education around the state.
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Hurricane Research & Mentoring
September 3, 2014
What does mentoring students have to do with hurricane research or any research? We spoke with the following researchers involved with tropical cyclones to find out:
* Chris Davis, James Done, and Greg Holland from the National Center for Atmospheric Research,
* Kerry Emanuel from MIT, and
* Shirley Murillo with NOAA's National Hurricane Center.
From their stories of becoming and being a scientist, we found enduring links between their work and mentoring in their own lives as well as in the lives of those they have mentored.
Learn more about mentoring students of all ages and explore research, educational resources, videos, and historical reflections on hurricanes from NCAR's Archives in September's UCARConnect feature.
UCARLive streams real-time seminars, workshops, and presentations from UCAR to you! Join us online for talks, seminars, and more. A new calendar of all UCARLive offerings will be out soon as well, making it even easier to attend those presen-tations of greatest interest to you!
** Enjoy Prior Features from UCARConnect
Next Up in October: Sun – Earth Connection: What's Hot?
Launched in spring 2014, UCARConnect is an audience-focused and topic-driven website with live seminar webcasts from NCAR and UCAR, a storehouse of video interviews, visualizations, and other streaming multimedia, plus rich resources for faculty, teachers, and students tied to the needs of the atmospheric and Earth system science community. The Management Team includes representatives from throughout the organization and member universities. Send us your feedback and suggestions (http://ucar.us3.list-manage1.
|September 3, 2014||Hurricane Research & Mentoring|
|September 1, 2014||Colorado students have until Oct. 31 to put their creativity to work promoting awareness of indoor|
|August 13, 2014||Change the Equation announces "Commitment to Excellence in STEM"|
|April 1, 2014||Call for Nominations | CAST Board of Directors|
|March 16, 2014||Spark - UCAR Science Education - March 2014|
|February 16, 2014||Spark - UCAR Science Education - February 2014|
|December 24, 2013||Get Your Master's Degree at Denver Zoo - Applications accepted through February 28, 2014|