Connect with Teachers and Faculty

From online learning to summer workshops, we provide professional development for educators to learn about teaching Earth system science, including how weather, climate, space weather, and atmospheric science can be included in their classrooms.

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.

Education Level: Middle School

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

SOARS is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences through building a strong and supportive learning community, strong scientific and career mentoring, and providing hands-on experiences in research.

Monsoon Learning Resources

Collaboration to develop monsoon science educational resources, including web-based articles, illustrations, and a data-driven visualization of global monsoon patterns.

Project Resilience

High school students examine the environmental challenges facing communities along the Gulf of Mexico and learn about resilience planning using a resilience planning toolkit. 

Education Level: High School

Hurricane Resilience

A high school environmental science curriculum for use in coastal locations where hurricanes are common. 

Education Level: High School

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.

Education Level: Middle School

Elementary GLOBE

Introduces students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science through storybooks and hands-on learning activities.

Education Level: Elementary School

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. 

Education Level: High School


NSF Sustainability Research Network Middle and High School Curriculum

Education Level: Middle School, High School