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Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center

Fellows: Karen Munroe & Sarah Kenyon 2006-2007

Outreach Coordinator: Dr. Marti Lindsey

The SWEHC is an interdisciplinary research center that investigates environmental health issues.




Junior Watershed Stewards

Fellows: Arin Haverland & Katie Giroux 2007-2008

Educator: Suzette Pickett 2007-2008

Project Partner: Candice Rupprecht,  Director MWS

A partnership with the University of Arizona Master Watershed Steward Program



NOAO Astronomy GEMS

Fellows: Branae Bailey 2006-2007

Upper Elementary/Middle School Science with emphasis on Astronomy, Activities include elements that encourage teachers and classes to use Kitts Peak National Observatory as an educational resource.




Fellows: Rachel Zenuk & Geoff Mitchell 2007-2008, Jamal Nadeem & Martin Cisneroz 2008-2009

Project Partner: Nadja A.

Biotech 5 offers a variety of bioscience activities with High School Students focusing on mobile biotechnology for the classroom.

Over the years, CATTS has been involved in a wide array of STEM outreach projects and programs including the once we have highlighted here:

Insect Discovery

Fellow: Ming Hunag 2008-2009

Project Partner: Kathleen Walker Insect Discovery

As a CATTS Fellow Laura Carston began Insect Discovery!

Elementary and Middle school activities geared towards the wonders of insects.


CATTS - MILES Exploratory Learning Center 

Fellow: Belin Tsinnajinnie 2008-2009

Educator: Betty Sanchez

Encourages and fosters a holistic approach to Math and Science in Middle School Classrooms throughout Tucson.



Cooper ESC

Fellows: Chris Goforth and Mark Trees 2006-2007 and Megan M. 2007-2008

TUSD Cooper Environmental Science Campus works with students and educators of all ages to enhance hands on environmental learning right here in the heart of the Sonoran Desert.

Sycamore Elementary

Fellow: Megan Alexander  And Ariane Mortazavi 2008-2009

Educator: Tricia Beck

Inquiry based science and math in the elementary classroom.

2007-2008 CATTS Alumni

UA Tree Ring Lab

Fellows: Christine Hallman  and Alison Macalady 2008-2009

Educators: Kerri Carlton and Rebecca Lipson of Miles Exploratory Learning Center qand Liz Bradshaw of Mesquite Elementary School


Tree Ring Analysis