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Educators

Water in the Four Corners Region
Program

Collaborative Research: Connecting and Engaging Communities with Their Water Systems aims to engage citizens and youth in 13 rural and tribal communities in the Four Corners Region of the…

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Water in the Western US
Program

University of Colorado Boulder just launched a free, online course exploring water and climate in the western United States. The self-paced course, developed by Cooperative Institute for Research in…

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MOSAiC
Program

The Polarstern, a German Icebreaker, will leave Tromso, Norway in September 2019 and travel towards the Arctic Ocean, where it will be frozen into the sea ice for an entire year. More than 600…

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Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC)
Program

In collaboration with Interamericana University of Arecibo and community partners JAJA, CIRES Education and Outreach will once again be hosting a 7-day workshop for middle and high school students to…

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Improv and Environmental Science Workshops
Program

CIRES Education & Outreach conducts workshops to teach improvisational (improv) theater skills and games for a variety of audiences, including teachers, professionals, and students in high school…

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Engaged Scientist Series
Program

As communities increasingly grapple with problems of resiliency and environmental health and safety, scientists who are equipped to help are needed. The Engaged Scientist Workshop series targets…

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HEART Force
Program

The Hazard, Education Awareness and Resilience Task Force (HEART Force) project engages Colorado middle and high school students, teachers, and communities to take pro-active steps in preparing for…

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The GLOBE Program
Program

What is GLOBE? The GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program is a network of worldwide students, teachers, scientists, and partners who work together to increase…

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Research Experience for Community College Students
Program

The Research Experience for Community College Students (RECCS) is a summer research internship program for Colorado community college students. The goal of RECCS is to give community college students…

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National Ocean Sciences Bowl - Trout Bowl
Program

CIRES Education and Outreach is proud to host the only land-locked regional competition in the country. Competing teams have come from Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, New Mexico and…

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