Trips & Seminars

Field Trips/Industrial Visits:

  • South Dakota (Jewel Cave, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Mammoth Site & Wind Cave)
  • Fort St. Vrain
  • CSU Biomedical Engineering
  • NCAR Aviation Research
  • National Ecological Observatory
  • Seagate Technology
  • SparkFun
  • CU Boulder Fiske Planetarium
  • Swift Ponds
  • Jason Christy, Neuroscience and Eye Transplants
  • Gary Weiderspon, Xcel Energy
  • Dr. JJ Cohen, Immunology
  • Dr. Courtney and Connie Willis, Physics Phun and Science Fiction Writing
  • Dr. Flickinger, Swift Ponds
  • Zach Armstrong, Buoyancy
  • Dr. Peffer & Arianna, Genetics

2017 N.E.R.D Awards

(Noteworthy & Exceptionally Rated Do-Gooders)


Week 1 N.E.R.D. Awardee

Vrishank Bikkumalla

School: STEM School and Academy

Hometown: Littleton Colorado

Week 2 N.E.R.D. Awardee

Joanna Joseph

School: Cherokee Trail High School

Hometown: Aurora Colorado

Week 3 N.E.R.D. Awardee

Kelsey Webb

School: Ridgeview Classical High School

Hometown: Loveland Colorado

Week 4 N.E.R.D. Awardee

Matilyn Douglas

School: Strasburg High School

Hometown: Strasburg Colorado

Week 5 N.E.R.D. Awardee

Skylar Ryan

School: Windsor Charter Academy

Hometown: Severance Colorado

Week 6 N.E.R.D Awardee

Madelon Lyons

School: Caliche Jr/Sr HS

Hometown: Iliff Colorado