CSEF in LSC Ballroom
Colorado Science & Engineering Fair
Judging at CSEF

Colorado Science & Engineering Fair

Tour 1A
CSU Anatomy/Physiology Lab Tour
11 a.m. - 12 noon

Get a close-up view of a human heart, brain, liver, lung and other such internal organs. Honors students majoring in Biomedical Sciences at CSU will introduce participants to the study of anatomy through a general tour of the lab facility and a demonstration using isolated human organs will be included for all tours. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 30 people.

Please wear close-toed shoes and be aware that no photos will be allowed while on the tour.

This tour requires a separate permission form (pdf) for all students - please download and fax (970-491-2005) or email (csef@colostate.edu) to the CSEF by April 1st or you will NOT be allowed to participate!!


Tour 2A
Fort Collins Historic Weather Station Tour
11 a.m. - 12 noon

Take a tour of one of the longest operating weather stations in the western United States.  Weather observations for research, teaching and public information have been conducted on the CSU campus since the early 1870’s.  This tour will showcase the instruments that are used to measure temperature, humidity, precipitation, evaporation, winds, solar radiation and more. Learn how the data are used and how you can access the data for yourself as well. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 20 people.


Tour 4A
CSU Microbiology Presentation
11 a.m. - 12 noon

We will be doing an aseptic technique demo with Glo-germ, a fluorescing bacteria demonstration, a bacterial streaking of common surfaces, and a bacterial antibiotic demonstration. We will also have a Q&A session on research opportunities at CSU. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 20 people.


Tour 5A
Journey Through Space & Time in 3D
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Join us as we take a brief journey from the edge of our galaxy to the depths of our DNA. We will focus on the artistic beauty of views of the natural world at greatly different scales in full color 3D. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 25 people.


Tour 7A
CSU Campus Tour
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

CSU Student Ambassadors will give participants an in-depth walking tour of campus that include stops at the historic Oval, the library, a classroom, campus rec center and a residence hall. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 25 people.


Tour 8A
Tour of the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
11 a.m. - 12 noon

Meet a current Engineering Student Ambassador and take an in-depth tour of our engineering facilities. You will visit the Engineering Building, which houses classroom and laboratory spaces. Additionally, you will tour the new Scott Bioengineering building to learn more about the work being done in this exciting research-pod based facility. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 20 people.


Tour 9A
CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Our group works on manufacturing with polymer and composite materials (including 3D printing). We plan to prepare some samples and live demos from our research. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 15 people.

 

 

The Colorado Science & Engineering Fair is happy to offer a wide range of tours and presentations for finalists and their teachers and family members to participate in on Friday, April 8th. The tours listed on the left are AM tours and those on the right are PM tours available for the 2022 CSEF.

Tour registrations are now open and will close on March 25th.

All tours and presentations will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-ordering will begin on March 11th and continue until March 25. Registration confirmations will NOT be sent unless there is a problem or none of the choices selected are available. Registration for CSEF tours and presentations will close March 25.

A minimum of 10 guests is required for a tour/presentation to operate.

Finalists MUST use the 2022 Finalist Tour Registration Form (opens in new window).

Teachers MUST use the 2022 Teacher Tour Registration Form (opens in new window).

Pick-Up and Payment
Payment is expected at the time of pick-up of the tour tickets. Pre-registered tickets will be available for pick-up in Room 322 of the Lory Student Center on Thursday, April 7th.

Cancellation and Refunds
No refunds will be made for tour tickets unless a tour is canceled. If you have purchased a ticket and cannot go on that tour, then you may sell/give the ticket to another registered party.

Tour Locations
Presentations and tours will begin in or leave from the designated room at the time indicated on the ticket. It is suggested that you arrive at least 15 minutes early as a courtesy to the presenter/tour guide. Tour guides will be provided for those activities not taking place in the Lory Student Center.

1A - CSU Anatomy/Physiology Lab Tour - 11 a.m.
1B - CSU Anatomy/Physiology Presentation - 12 noon

2A - Fort Collins Historic Weather Station Tour - 11 a.m.
2B - Fort Collins Historic Weather Station Tour - 1 p.m.

3 - Intro to Veterinary Medicine Presentation - TBD

4A - CSU Microbiology Presentation - TBD
4B - CSU Microbiology Presentation - TBD

5A - Journey Through Space & Time Presentation - 11 a.m.
5B - Journey Through Space & Time Presentation - 12:30 p.m.
5C - Journey Through Space & Time Presentation - 1:45 p.m.

6A - CSU Greenhouse Tour - 1 p.m.
6B - CSU Greenhouse Tour - 2 p.m.

7A - CSU Campus Tour - 11 a.m.
7B - CSU Campus Tour - 12 p.m.
7C - CSU Campus Tour - 1 p.m.
7D - CSU Campus Tour - 2 p.m.

8A - Tour of Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering - 11 a.m.
8B - Tour of Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering - 12 p.m.
8C - Tour of Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering - 1 p.m.

9A - CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour - 11 a.m.
9B - CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour - 12 p.m.
9C - CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour - 1 p.m.
9D - CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour - 2 p.m.

10 - Vital Ice STEM Kit Experiment - 2 p.m.

 

 

Tour 1B
CSU Anatomy/Physiology Presentation
12 noon- 1 p.m.

Participants will get a chance to see bones and isolated organs from a variety of species in order to emphasize comparative anatomy. And you will have an opportunity to interact with a virtual animal anatomy program that allows users to look up information on a species. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 30 people.

Please wear close-toed shoes and be aware that no photos will be allowed while on the tour.

This tour requires a separate permission form (pdf) for all students - please download and fax (970-491-2005) or email (csef@colostate.edu) to the CSEF by April 1st or you will NOT be allowed to participate!!


Tour 2B
Fort Collins Historic Weather Station Tour
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Take a tour of one of the longest operating weather stations in the western United States.  Weather observations for research, teaching and public information have been conducted on the CSU campus since the early 1870’s.  This tour will showcase the instruments that are used to measure temperature, humidity, precipitation, evaporation, winds, solar radiation and more. Learn how the data are used and how you can access the data for yourself as well. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 20 people.


Tour 3
CSU Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is proud to present animal health care and Virtual Animal Anatomy (VAA) use in the classroom. Come and see how CSU students are using technology to learn how they can improve the health of animals, humans and the planet. The fee for this tour is $1.00 per person and is limited to 30 people.


Tour 4B
CSU Microbiology Presentation
12 noon - 1 p.m.

We will be doing an aseptic technique demo with Glo-germ, a fluorescing bacteria demonstration, a bacterial streaking of common surfaces, and a bacterial antibiotic demonstration. We will also have a Q&A session on research opportunities at CSU. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 20 people.


Tour 5B
Journey Through Space & Time in 3D
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Tour 5C
Journey Through Space & Time in 3D
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join us as we take a brief journey from the edge of our galaxy to the depths of our DNA. We will focus on the artistic beauty of views of the natural world at greatly different scales in full color 3D. The fee for these presentations is $1.00 per person and each is limited to 25 people.


Tour 6A
CSU Greenhouse Tour
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Tour 6B
CSU Greenhouse Tour
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

The tour will start with a brief history of the facility, head into the growth chamber room for a description of growth chambers and their purpose. From there we’ll tour a few greenhouse bays. The group will have an opportunity to see a working research greenhouse and all of the components that go with it. We’ll end in the Conservatory, a warm, tropical-like experience. The group will see banana, pomegranate and coffee trees, a beautiful collection of orchids and even a turtle, fish and the toad. The fee for these tours is $1.00 per person and each is limited to 10 people.


Tour 7B
CSU Campus Tour
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Tour 7C
CSU Campus Tour
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Tour 7D
CSU Campus Tour
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

CSU Student Ambassadors will give participants an in-depth walking tour of campus that include stops at the historic Oval, the library, a classroom, campus rec center and a residence hall. The fee for these tours is $1.00 per person and eachis limited to 25 people.


Tour 8B
Tour of the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Tour 8C
Tour of the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Meet a current Engineering Student Ambassador and take an in-depth tour of our engineering facilities. You will visit the Engineering Building, which houses classroom and laboratory spaces. Additionally, you will tour the new Scott Bioengineering building to learn more about the work being done in this exciting research-pod based facility. The fee for these tours is $1.00 per person and each is limited to 20 people.


Tour 9B
CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Tour 9C
CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Tour 9D
CSU Multifunctional Polymers & Composites Lab Tour
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Our group works on manufacturing with polymer and composite materials (including 3D printing). We plan to prepare some samples and live demos from our research. The fee for these tours is $1.00 per person and each is limited to 15 people.


Tour 10A
Vital Ice STEM Kit Experiment
2 p.m. - 3:30 pm.

Learn about permafrost and ice cores from glaciers using model ice cores that let you explore real data collected at Denali National Park. The fee for this presentation is $1.00 per person and is limited to 30 people.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Copyright Colorado State Science Fair, Inc. All rights reserved.
Last modified 3/10/22