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.

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