Wind blows the snow from trees during the aftermath of a winter storm in the Rocky Mountains.


There are many ways to explore science from NCAR and UCAR. Take a look at some options below to discover something new in our Learning Zone, meet Jeff the Yeti and his friends at SkySci for Kids, visit the NCAR Mesa Lab Visitor Center virtually, and so much more!

Learning Zone

Visit this hub for short articles, interactives, classroom activities, images, and videos to help you learn how the Earth works.

SkySci for Kids

Explore weather wonders, climate change, and stuff in the sky. On SkySci for Kids, you can play, watch, read, and do science! This website is open to any young-at-heart learners.

Explore Virtually

We offer several opportunities to connect with NCAR science from anywhere in the world, including self-guided online tours of the Mesa Lab and a mobile app to learn about clouds.

Careers in STEM

We offer several opportunities for students from 6th grade through graduate school to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). These resources will connect you with skill building opportunities at NCAR and UCAR while you’re on the path to becoming a scientist.

STEM at Home

Are you looking for fun, informal STEM activities that you can do at home with some simple materials? Explore our resources below to discover how to make an atmosphere lantern, how cars lose control on ice, and more!