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CIRES Education & Outreach supports educators by providing professional development, free teaching resources and opportunities to get involved with our programs and connect with other educators or with scientists.

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Educators

We Are Water
Program

Water, critical and scarce in the Four Corners Region, connects diverse communities through our shared place and unique stories. We Are Water brings a traveling exhibit and programs to 13 rural and…

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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

More than 500 participants from over 16 nations are spending a year in the Arctic ice to collect important data on the Arctic climate system. From September 2019 through October 2020, the icebreaker…

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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

***************************************************************************************************** Introducing the Resilient Colorado Virtual Expo!  As teachers across Colorado transition to…

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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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