Education and Outreach

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CIRES Outreach projects focus on professional development for teachers and scientists, partnerships with school districts, opportunities for students at all levels and avenues for teachers and students to be involved in current research.

Collection of 600+ Peer-Reviewed Educational Resources and Professional Network.

External Evaluation of Curriculum and Professional Development Project around EarthLab Climate modules.

Graduate student fellows work in BVSD classrooms to deliver exciting science. Lesson plans available.

Learn how scientists do their science. Includes a DVD and lesson plans.

Secondary students learn about a local climate change topic by producing short films.

Webinar series & workshop on the emerging science of microbial research

The National Ocean Sciences Bowl is an annual academic competition for high school students.

We offer a paid summer internship to conduct research focused on water-related science.

Engaging Navajo tribal college students to learn about climate and the local environment through photography.

Past Projects

Data-driven curriculum based on Arctic research data.

Teacher professional development focused on connecting the ocean, weather and climate of the arid Southwest. Resources available.

Webportal Evaluation and Usability Study for the four NOAA target audiences.

About the DISCOVER-AQ and FRAPPÉ air quality research campaign:

Earth System Science for Secondary Science Teachers free professional development workshop

An after-school MESA program for students to explore geomagnetism concepts.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence.

NGSS-aligned curriculum, lessons, and resources for student-led investigations of the Sun, solar activity, and space weather.