Educators

CEEE supports K-12 educators, college instructors and out-of-school, informal educators in their teaching  by providing free, high-quality peer-reviewed and classroom-ready lesson plans, activities, and other learning materials. CEEE offers virtual and in-person professional development as well as professional development and graduate credit.

Educators

Resource Library

Check out our collection of free, high-quality lesson plans, activities, Earth Science videos and collection of Personal Narratives (stories recorded by students and community members about environmental topics).

Lesson Plans and Activities

Browse our collection of lesson plans, curriculum, activities, virtual tours, Data Puzzles and much more. 

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Earth Science Videos

Explore a collection of instructional and educational videos about various environmental and earth science topics.

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Personal Narratives

Dive into stories about water, drought, climate topics and learn from the perspectives of community members and students.

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Professional Learning

Explore our collection of professional learning resources, trainings and webinar recordings.

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Upcoming Educator Professional Development

Today
Jun
Mon - Fri
10 - 28
2024
8:00 am MT
Resilient Colorado Virtual Teacher Workshop

We invite secondary earth and environmental science, civics, and social studies teachers to learn a new place-based, NGSS-aligned science curriculum on natural hazards.

  • Educators
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Today
Jun
Wed - Thu
12 - 13
2024
8:30 am MT
Arctic Feedbacks - an Earth's Systems Storyline Unit for MS/HS Classrooms

Middle and High school Science Teachers are invited to join us for a free in-person teacher workshop focused on content and curriculum connected to NGSS Earth's Systems standards. 1 graduate credit from the University of Colorado Boulder will be granted after completion

  • Educators
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Today
Jul
Wed
17
2024
9:00 am MT
Using Data Puzzles to Explore Ecological Tipping Points

Middle and High school teachers are invited to join us for a free virtual workshop focused on data puzzles instructional framework and associated resources. 1 graduate credit from the University of Colorado Boulder will be granted after completion.

  • Educators
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Ongoing Events

Ongoing Event

Water in the Western US

A self-paced, free, online course exploring water and climate in the western United States.

Featured Programs and Projects for Educators

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Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)

A collection of 900+ free, peer-reviewed climate and energy educational resources and support for educators

  • Educators
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Data Puzzles

Innovative lessons that combine classroom-friendly datasets with the research-backed instructional practices of Ambitious Science Teaching to support students in making sense of science phenomena

  • Educators
  • Scientists
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HEART Force

Action-oriented curriculum that engages middle and high school students in Colorado to investigate wildfire, flood, or drought risk in their hometown and inspire action to increase resilience

  • Educators
  • Students
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Science On a Sphere (SOS)

Room-sized, global display system created by NOAA that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six-foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe

  • Educators
  • Scientists
  • Students
  • Public

Professional Learning

Explore our collection of recorded online trainings and webinars, asynchronous courses and training materials.

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CEEE Contact

ceee@colorado.edu
Phone: 303-492-5670
Fax: 303-735-3644

CEEE Mail

CIRES Center for Education, Engagement and Evaluation
University of Colorado Boulder
488 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0449

CEEE Office Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm MT -- fall and spring semesters