The mission of Earth Explorers is to cultivate big dreams and help students turn them into reality by demystifying science and technology.


Middle School Students are given a spark experience that combines mentors, scientists, classroom STEM content and video presentations of learning.


Our students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade become excited about STEM as a high school, college and career path moving forward.

STEM. Small Groups. Personal.

Students gain vital role models through working with graduate students, scientists and filmmakers.


Check out this semester's student videos!

  • What We've Been Doing
    • Program Operations Manager

      Position opening/Job Description: Program Operations Manager (PT Seasonal) Earth Explorers is an independent nonprofit that partners with local schools and research institutions to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum with education in filmmaking to spark a lifelong interest in STEM topics. Earth Explorers has developed three programs (6th, 7th and 8th grade) that students take as elective STEM …

    • Reunion and Screening Spring 2015

      Please come and join us for our REUNION and SCREENING May 19 (Tues) 4:30 Reunion and 6pm Screening! Calling all past students, mentors and scientists to celebrate the 5th year of Earth Explorers in Colorado. Trail Ridge Middle School. 4:30 pm Reunion Reception and 6 pm Screening. Please join us for food, drinks and conversation. EE Alumni Reunion 2015-2-small   …

    • April 2015 Newsletter

      April 2015 Newsletter Earth Explorers monthly connection to STEM education and news Today is “Earth Day” but around here we like to say it’s Earth [Explorers] Day. To truly understand all the topics that surround Earth Day requires an understanding of STEM topics — an Explorer. Think about all the issues that we discuss on Earth Day: Global Warming, Ecology, …

    • March 2015 Newsletter CU-space-team-2014

      World Water Day Sunday: This Sunday (March 22) is World Water Day and around the globe people are celebrating the importance and the impact of water. Some organizations focus on the issues related to water, others focus on the human-need related to access to water and for others it’s a day to connect to how water plays a role in …

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