University of Colorado - CIRES Science Education and Outreach
Boulder, CO 80309-0449
Lesley Smith Outreach Scientist University of Colorado - CIRES Science Education and Outreach
PI COSEE-West Collaboration
Primary COSEE Affiliation:
Interaction with COSEE Network:
Attended COSEE-West summer workshop 2008. Attended a COSEE network meeting several years ago for people submitting COSEE proposals.
Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:
B.A. Aquatic Biology
Ph.D. Marine Environmental and Estuarine Ecology
Chair, ASLO Education and Human Resources Committee (04-07)
Committee member, ASLO Informal Education and Public Outreach sub-committee (08-present)
co-PI on two NSF GK-12 Programs
Vice President, Boulder Valley School District Board of Education
Developed Sombrero Marsh curriculum for Boulder Valley School District
Technical Advisory Panel of National Ocean Sciences Bowl (99-03)
Science Moderator or Judge past 11 years for National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Steering Committee of the Ocean Science Education Conference (Aug 08)
Aquanaut, National Underwater Research Program, NOAA (88, 90)
Laursen, S. and L. Smith. 2009. Helping scientists become effective partners in education and outreach. EOS V. 90(1).
Smith, L.K. 2002. Getting started in education outreach. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin. 11: 19-21.