The work of scientists is brought to life when real-world science becomes part of a learning experience. This section of our website presents ‘usable science’ - classroom materials, videos, workshops, webinars, and publications that have been informed and inspired by recent scientific research.


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Full suites of learning materials for an in-depth treatment of earth science and environmental science topics. Educators can use the entire unit, or select individual modules.

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A searchable collection of over 100 videos around earth and environmental science that can be used to supplement classroom instruction. A sub-collection includes videos that are made by students, and some are in Spanish. Search by keyword or project.

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Workshops and Webinars

The CIRES Education & Outreach Group offers a changing portfolio of webinars, in-person workshops, trainings, and MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). You can find our most recent offerings here.

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One of the primary ways scientists and educators communicate is with articles in scientific journals, reports, and newsletters. Most of our publications describe how we’re using science to reach broad audiences like educators, students, and communities.

Keep up to date on opportunities and news from CIRES Education & Outreach