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Teacher Professional Development

We invite you to join our community of educators as we share best practices and resources for teaching about climate and Earth systems with our free virtual or low-cost in-person teacher workshops.

Learn more about our teacher workshops

Do Science!

Learn how you can help make science happen.

Atmospheric Science Career Profiles

Learn more about what atmospheric science professionals do for their jobs.

Job Shadow Guide

A job shadow is a learning experience that takes place at a business or organization in your community.

Become a SOARS Protégé

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences.

Discover K-12 Resources

Free resources for K-12 instruction, from short lessons to curriculum units.


Supporting weather, climate, and Earth system science learning, The UCAR Center for Science Education provides teaching resources for educators as well as virtual and in-person field trip programs for schools.

Digital Teaching Boxes

Digital Teaching Boxes are online collections of classroom-ready and standards-aligned activities, content, and multimedia that build student understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Classroom Activities

Peruse our collection of more than a hundred K-12 lessons about the science of our planet, its weather, and climate.