Scientists

CIRES Education & Outreach fosters connections between scientists and K-12 students and teachers, preparing scientists to successfully connect with a non-scientific audience and providing speaking venues to allow scientists to reach the community regarding their research.

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Broader Impacts

CIRES Outreach can assist scientists in developing Broader Impacts for their proposals.

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Evaluation Services

At CIRES, we have an in-house evaluation team that can help scientists within CIRES, or from other institutions and agencies.

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Get Involved

CIRES Outreach has opportunities throughout the year in which scientists can engage in activities sponsored by our group.

Scientists

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 paid summer research internship program open to all Colorado community college students. The goal of RECCS is to…

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Geomagnetism
Program Archived

More information coming soon! 

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Earthworks
Program Archived

Earthworks was a free one-week workshop for secondary science teachers from around the country; run with the help of practicing Earth scientists, participants designed and conducted a field-based…

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Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence
Program Archived

Connecting the global oceans to inland audiences The focus of Exploring Connections between the Global Oceans and the Inland Southwest is to illustrate the importance of the ocean to our region’s…

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Backcountry Limnology (BCL)
Program Archived

Backcountry Limnology engages backcountry anglers and Colorado students in environmental science through a citizen science project. Participants undergo data collection training and informational…

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Arctic Climate Connections
Program Archived

This project was designed as the Broader Impacts portion of the NSF proposal “Surface Energy Budgets at Arctic Terrestrial Sites: Quantifying Energy and Momentum Fluxes and their Associated Physical…

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National Ocean Sciences Bowl - Trout Bowl
Program Archived

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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