August 21, 2019

RISE Challenge Colorado: Resources

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RISE Challenge Colorado Resources

Here you will find RISE Challenge Colorado resources for getting started. We have organized the resources in three broad categories: Essential RISE Challenge Documents, Recommended Timeline, and Natural Hazard Education Resources. If you have trouble accessing any of these documents or require additional support, please contact Justin Zakoren.

Essential RISE Challenge Documents

  1. RISE Challenge Written Proposal Judging Rubric
  2. RISE Challenge Proposal Writing Guide
  3. RISE Challenge Registration Form
  4. Project Implementation Support Request
  5. RISE Challenge Summit Registration & Proposal Submission Form

Recommended RISE Challenge Project Timeline


  1. Attend an optional Earth Force Professional Development workshop
  2. Develop a classroom implementation plan

August – December

  1. Work with students to identify environmental hazards in your community
  2. Choose and research key issues
  3. Connect with experts to discover root causes
  4. Decide on one issue to explore
  5. Take advantage of ongoing Earth Force Professional Development opportunities

January – April

  1. Decide on a project to address the chosen issue
  2. Develop proposal for action
  3. Take advantage of ongoing Earth Force Professional Development opportunities
  4. Submit your project proposal any time before March 12, 2021


  1. Start implementation of action project
  2. Attend the RISE Challenge Colorado Summit (May 6, 2021) to present your project
  3. Celebrate!

Natural Hazard Education Resources

RISE Challenge Educator Resources

Curriculum Links