Develop Instructional Materials
Our instructional designers build and test learning materials that bring your science to classrooms and informal education venues such as museums. We use research-based instructional strategies to maximize learning opportunities for diverse audiences.
STEM Career Connections
Innovative career readiness model that will increase the knowledge of and interest in STEM and computing careers for middle school youth in rural, economically disadvantaged mountain state communities.
High school students examine the environmental challenges facing communities along the Gulf of Mexico and learn about resilience planning using a resilience planning toolkit.
A high school environmental science curriculum for use in coastal locations where hurricanes are common.
GLOBE Weather: an NGSS-driven Middle School Curriculum
With GLOBE Weather, middle school students explore phenomena related to weather and storms during a five-week unit to help them understand weather at local, regional, and global scales.
GLOBE Data Explorations
Classroom activities that help students learn how to analyze GLOBE environmental data while also learning atmospheric science concepts and geography.
Engaging middle school students from low-income families in engineering after school to complement STEM learning during the normal school day.
Introduces students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science through storybooks and hands-on learning activities.
DUST PIRE: Exploring Atmospheric Dust and Climate
UCAR Center for Science Education collaborated with scientists from several U.S. universities, led by a team from the University of Rochester, to develop educational resources for science centers, museums, and science festivals that tell the story of atmospheric dust and how it influences climate change.
Clouds, Weather, and Climate Teaching Box
Collaboration with University of Virginia professor Kevin Grise to develop the Clouds, Weather, and Climate Teaching Box.
Created educational simulations, activities, and articles about clouds and climate for K-12 teachers and students.
NSF Sustainability Research Network Middle and High School Curriculum