The Earth System: Learn with Games!

A page of game instructions on a table, with three dice.
Jun. 4, 2024

9:00 am – 4:30 pm MDT

NSF NCAR Mesa Lab, 1850 Table Mesa Dr Boulder, CO 80305

Activate learning with games for the science classroom! Join us for an in-person workshop at the iconic NSF NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colorado, where we’ll be exploring a variety of hands-on and collaborative games to teach Earth systems in your middle school science classroom.

In this workshop, we’ll share:

  • Earth system games that are not only effective teaching tools, but also fun for students
  • A variety of game formats so you can pick and choose what’s best for your classroom
  • Games that can be used within an Earth system unit or connected with other science topics 
  • Tips for implementing and customizing games based on your learning goals
  • Research about the benefits of student learning through games


Cost: $30 (lunch and snacks provided) 

  • 0.5 graduate-level credit from the Colorado School of Mines available for an extra $50 fee.