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A curated list of publications from CIRES Education & Outreach from the last 5 years:



Buhr, S.M. and D. Morrison. 2013. CLEAN and ICEE: Two new resources for teaching climate science. Foundations: Newsletter of the Geo2YC NAGT Division. 2:12-14.


Gold, A.U. 2013. Book Review: Global Weirdness. National Science Education Center.


Gold, A.U., Ledley, T.S., Buhr, S.M., Fox, S., McCaffrey, M., Niepold, F., Manduca, C. & Lynds, S. 2012. Peer-review of digital educational resources—A rigorous review process developed by the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN). Journal of Geoscience Education. 60: 295-308.


Huntoon, J. E., R. Buchanan, S.M. Buhr, S. Kirst, S. Newton, and W. Van Norden. 2012. Hidden threats to science education, Eos Trans. AGU, 93(17), 170, doi:10.1029/2012EO170002.


Ledley, T. S., M.R. Taber, S. Lynds, B. Domenico and L. Dahlman. 2012. A model for enabling an effective outcome-oriented communication between the scientific and educational communities. Journal of Geoscience Education. 60: 257-267.


Lynds, S. and K. Merryman. 2012. Geophysical Research at Storm Peak (GRASP). External Evaluation Report


Smith, L.K., M. Barber, L. Duguay and L. Whitley. 2012. Using the Ocean Literacy Principles to connect inland audiences to the global oceans. Currents. Currents 1:1-7.


Buhr, S.M., J. Wright. 2011. National Association of Geoscience Teachers Position statement: High School Earth Science Teaching.


Buhr, S.M. 2011.  Navigating Climate Science in the Classroom: Teacher Preparation, Practices, Perception and Professional Development. NRC Board on Science Education 'Climate Change Education in Elementary School through the First Two Years of College'. Pp. 1-13.


Laursen, S. L. and Brickley, A. 2011. Focusing the camera lens on the nature of science: Evidence for the effectiveness of documentary film as a Broader Impacts strategy. Journal of Geoscience Education 59:126-138. DOI:


Laursen, S. L. and Brickley, A. L. 2011. "A scientist has many things to do": E/O strategies that focus on the processes of science. In: J. B. Jensen, J. G. Manning, & M. Gibbs (eds.), Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach, ASP Conference Series vol. 443, 116-124.


Ledley, T.S., L. Dahlman, C. McAuliffe, M. Haddad, M.R. Taber, B. Domenico, S. Lynds and M. Grogan. 2011. Making earth science data accessible and usable in education. Science 333: 1838-1839.


Lynds, S. 2011. A decision support system for ecosystem-based tropical coral reef management. Front-end Survey Results.