Walter Orr Roberts Lecture Series

The Walter Orr Roberts (WOR) Distinguished Lecture series is an annual lecture given as part of UCAR’s public outreach to the broader community.

NSF NCAR Explorer Series Lectures

The NSF NCAR Explorer Series brings world-class science directly to the public through free-of-charge presentations, videos, and participatory science initiatives led by our research scientists. NSF NCAR scientists lead these talks and answer questions from the public. (Recommended ages: 12 and older)

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.

Meet the Experts Video Archive

What is it like to work at NCAR? Watch a previous Meet the Experts recording to see students meet live with NCAR experts, ask questions, and learn about their work.


Wildfires are becoming more and more part of our daily lives in the western part of the United States and significantly impact our air quality.

Space Weather

In this newsletter we're highlighting some activities and articles about Space Weather and how it affects the Earth

SkySci for Kids Games

In this collection of games, young learners can make a raindrop, steer a hurricane, help a dog keep cool, dress a yeti for the weather, and help a community fight climate change.