Browse All Programs & Projects

CEEE programs and projects support educators and early career researchers and connect learners with environmental science topics, including climate change, frozen landscapes, water, natural hazards, community resilience, climate solutions and more.

Browse All Programs & Projects

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Research Experience for Community College Students

Summer research experience program for community college students from Colorado and surrounding states

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Girls* on Rock

Girls* on Rock is a unique, FREE wilderness science education program for high school girls*. We welcome cisgender girls, transgender, agender, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and genderqueer youth and those who demonstrate allyship with these communities to apply

  • Students
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Navigating the New Arctic (NNA)

Supporting highly collaborative research toward a more resilient, healthy, and equitable Arctic that is understood and stewarded for its role in global systems. 

  • 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
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ESIIL
Environmental Data Science Innovation & Inclusion Lab (ESIIL)

Enabling an inclusive community of practice to leverage the wealth of environmental data for challenges in the environmental sciences.

  • Scientists
  • Evaluation
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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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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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MOSAiC

Education and outreach efforts around the international Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition to the Arctic

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Antarctica
Antarctica: Connecting Climate Change, Melting Ice Shelves, and Pooping Penguins

Five-part curriculum about Antarctic environmental processes and building connections between ice shelves, surface melt, climate change - and penguins!

  • Educators
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ADVANCEing FieldSafety

A facilitated virtual workshop to mitigate environmental and inter-personal risks in remote field environments.

  • Scientists
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We are Water

Place-based education program that connects diverse communities in the desert Southwest with water topics through stories, activities, and a traveling exhibit

  • Educators
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Learn Solutions Still
Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit

Guide that supports educators working to connect human rights and climate change in formal and informal learning spaces

  • Educators
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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
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GeoMag

Hands-on curriculum that explores the power of community/citizen science, Earth's magnetic field, space weather, and data collection

  • Educators
  • Students
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Water in the Western US

University of Colorado Boulder just launched a free, online course exploring water and climate in the western United States.

  • Students
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Science Show & Share

This webinar series connects scientists from around the world to engage students and learners of all ages. Each webinar includes a 15-20 minute presentation followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. Explore our recommended learning materials on the event page.

  • Educators
  • Scientists
  • Students
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QGreenland

A free, open-source geospatial data package that makes Greenland-focused research, teaching, and collaboration more accessible

  • Educators
  • Scientists
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Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO)

Community-building and community-support organization for polar early career scientists

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Recent Programs

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Lens on Climate Change (LOCC)

Documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on students' lives and in their communities through short films.

  • Educators
  • Students
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Arctic Climate Connections

The Broader Impacts portion of the NSF proposal studies the analysis of existing data from Arctic terrestrial stations with multi-year measurements of the surface energy budget, clouds, soil temperature profiles, and basic meteorological measurements.

  • Educators
  • Scientists
Braided River
Braiding your River: CIRES Career Development Series

Monthly professional development webinar series that supports personal learning and provides inclusive opportunities for CIRES researchers to connect and grow together

  • Scientists
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CIRES/NOAA Science@Home

This webinar series features 10-15 minute presentations followed by 10-15 minutes of Q&A and are all paired with recommended learning materials.

  • Educators
  • Scientists
  • Students
  • Public
Atmosphere
CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa

¿Eres un maestro/a buscando oportunidades de aprendizaje a distancia para tus alumnos/as?

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Climate and Resiliency Education

Building capacity and resources in climate and resiliency education with secondary science educators.

  • Educators
  • Students
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DISCOVER-AQ: Know Your Air Quality

Accurate air pollution data can help us develop solutions to our region’s persistent air pollution problems.

  • Educators
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Engaged Scientist Series

Free public lectures and workshops for graduate students & postdocs on engaging with communities.

  • Scientists
  • Students
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Improv and Environmental Science Workshops

Improvisational theater workshops that engage students and teachers in applying improv to science communication and collaboration.

  • Educators
  • Students
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Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC)

Los estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria exploran temas locales sobre el cambio climático mediante la producción de cortometrajes.

  • Educators
  • Students
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University of Colorado Boulder
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Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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