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Research Experience for Community College Students
Program

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

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National Ocean Sciences Bowl - Trout Bowl
Program

Since 1999, CIRES Education Outreach has hosted the Trout Bowl, the only regional NOSB competition in a completely land-locked state! This quiz-show style competition engages teams of high school…

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Lens on Climate Change (LOCC)
Program

The Lens on Climate Change project engaged Colorado middle and high school students in film production documenting the effects of climatic and environmental changes on their lives and in their…

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Girls on Rock
Program

Girls on Rock is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education programs for high school girls. Each summer a team of 8-9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and learning about the…

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Tribes Eye
Program Archived

We engaged Navajo youth from Diné College and the Southwest Conservation Corps’ Ancestral Lands Program in learning about climate and the local environment through photography. The Navajo…

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Climate and Resiliency Education
Program Archived

What are the causes and effects of a changing climate and how do they impact human lives and the environment? To explore this question, a team from CIRES Education Outreach partnered with faculty…

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