The Colorado Center for Lunar Dust and Atmospheric Studies (CCLDAS) is an interdisciplinary program that addresses basic physical and applied questions regarding lunar dust and dusty plasma, including issues important to ensure human safety and long-term usability of mechanical and optical devices on the moon.

This Special Teen Edition is produced by middle school students from the Boulder Valley School District. They participated in a Summer 2012 science workshop led by CU Science Discovery, a K-12 outreach educational group on campus. Jack Davis, Simon Felenstein and Ryan Tseng worked together to produce this show, with instructional guidance from CU Journalism and Mass Communication grad student, Lucia Palmer. Not for commercial purposes, CU Science Update is an educational series produced by the CU-JMC.