Upcoming Events

Helping Students "Muck About" in their Data
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Join friend of Data Puzzles Kristin Hunter-Thomson from 

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Virtual Teacher Workshop: Resilient Colorado
- PD 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. The curricular unit includes a lesson on natural hazards (wildfire, flood, or drought) that uses current Colorado case studies and local datasets, a scenario-based role-play game, and a project-based learning unit for students to take action to make their community more resilient. Instructional strategies include community-engaged learning, gamification, and design thinking.

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Are Front Range winds changing? Teacher workshop on Shifting Winds classroom curriculum

Join us for an online workshop designed specifically for educators! This workshop will introduce you to the Shifting Winds curriculum and provide you with resources to enhance your teaching of weather, wind, and local phenomenon.

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SOS Explorer with VTS - Art, Visualization, & NOAA Data

Join Hilary Peddicord, Education Lead of the Science On a Sphere project, in a fun and interactive workshop featuring SOS Explorer - a NOAA mobile application - and Visual Thinking Strategies - an arts based observation method - to move the needle on data literacy in your classroom.

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Climate, Drought, and Climate Change in the Southwestern US

Discover the intricate web of climate, drought, and climate change in the Southwestern US in this engaging 25-minute talk and 20-minute LIVE Q&A. Our seasoned climatologist, Russ Schumacher, will explore Colorado's climate, the significance of mountain snowpack, and the path of water to rivers.

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Introduction to CLEAN
- Webinar

This webinar offers a guided tour of the CLEAN portal. Learn about the CLEAN collection of over 800 climate and energy educational resources and the range of other supporting materials to help you effectively and accurately teach about climate and energy topics.


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CIRES’ original and continuing purpose is to support NOAA’s mission by facilitating the following Centers and Programs

Center for Limnology
Earth Science and Observation Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center
Center for Microbial Exploration
Earth Lab
Western Water Assessment
Coastal DEMs


Phone: 303-492-5670
Fax: 303-735-3644


CIRES Education and Outreach
University of Colorado Boulder
488 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0449

Office Hours

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

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