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Get Involved with K-12 Outreach!

Remember to submit any activities you do with K-12:

Opportunities to get involved with K-12 Outreach this Fall (2022):

Purdue Homecoming (09/24/2022)

The College of Science will have a tent. Would you like to help? Contact K-12 Outreach Coordinator Sarah Nern ( for more information.

Wonders on the Wabash (September 2022)

  • This program is looking for volunteers to serve as raft instructors for Tippecanoe County 6th grade students. Responsibilities include ensuring the safety of the students in your raft, making sure your students always adhere to the rules, staying with your students, and keeping your raft moving and on schedule.
  • You can choose to help ONE DAY or MULTIPLE DAYS!
  • Dates: 8:30am - 3:00pm
    • Wed. Sept. 14th
    • Thurs. Sept. 15th
    • Tues. Sept. 20th
    • Wed. Sept. 21st
    • Thurs. Sept. 22nd
  • Register here
    • *NOTE* Do not wait until the last minute to register. The required background check form must be mailed to the program coordinator prior to this event.  

Hands on Purdue and AP Fridays 

  • The Hands on Purdue program is for middle school and high school classes. 
  • AP Fridays is a program just for college-bound high school students. Despite the program name, we are now able to make arrangements to offer these lab experiences Monday through Friday thanks to our dedicated K-12 Outreach Lab space (BROWN 1175).
  • All labs included in these programs provide students with hands-on science experiences in the Brown building on the West Lafayette Campus. 
  • Dates: To Be Announced
  • Web Site

Virtual Labs

If you like to help but prefer an activity that is not necessarily hands-on, we have created virtual labs for teachers and students. View examples of virtual labs and our work developing a webpage for Science Demos.

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