Teacher Professional Development

Teacher Professional Development

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UCAR returns to the 16th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Institute this summer sharing climate change resources across the curriculum. 

Colorado Science Conference 2016
UCAR SciEd staff presented a workshop and demonstrated resources at our booth at the Colorado Science Conference in Denver on November 18, 2016.
NSTA STEM Forum & Expo - Denver - July 2016
Links to resources presented by UCAR SciEd staff at three workshops at NSTA's STEM Forum & Expo in July 2016 in Denver, Colorado.
2016 Climate Change Workshop
NOAA Climate Stewards and UCAR Center for Science Education team up to present "Extremes: Risk, Resilence, and Attribution" Workshop for educators in Boulder, CO June 30th - July 2nd, 2016.
ISTE Conference 2016 Denver
Poster and "learning station" presentation of "Games and Simulations for Teaching about Climate and Scientific Modeling" at the 2016 ISTE conference in Denver in June 2016.
NSTA and NOAA Virtual Conference on Climate Education
Climate Modeling and Simulation resources for education presented during a Virtual Conference on Climate Science Education hosted by NSTA and NOAA on March 12, 2016.
Models in Climate Education webinar - NOAA Climate Stewards
Webinar on December 7, 2015 about the use of computer models in climate science and education. Presented via the NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project.
Colorado Science Conference 2015
UCAR SciEd staff presented four workshops at the Colorado Science Conference in Denver on November 20, 2015.
NOAA Modeling Workshop - August 2015
A talk and two workshops about modeling, simulations and games for climate science education at NOAA’s headquarters in Maryland in August 2015.
Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute
The UCAR Center for Science Education brings Climate Change Connections - Causes, Consequences, Solutions - to Texas educators at the 15th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute in Houston, TX on July 13th and 14th, 2015.
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NOAA Climate Stewards and UCAR Center for Science Education team up to present "Climate Change Up Close and Personal" in Boulder, Colorado June 25th - 27th, 2015.
Weather and Climate Workshops at NSTA Chicago
We are bringing the science of weather and climate to the 2015 National Science Teachers Association annual meeting in Chicago!
BVSD Modeling Workshop
Resources referenced during a workshop about modeling for Boulder Valley School District science teachers in February 2015 at the NCAR Mesa Lab.
In this workshop at the July 17, 2014, STEM Boot Camp we will explore a collection of educational resources that help secondary students learn the science of flash flooding.
In this workshop on July 17, 2014 at STEM Boot Camp, teachers will learn a suite of science activities that sequence learning for K-2 students about air, air pressure, clouds, and weather.
There’s an A in my STEM! In this workshop at the STEM Boot Camp in Colorado Springs July 17, 2014, K-2 teachers will learn strategies for making art a meaningful part of elementary science education.
Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute
The UCAR Center for Science Education brings Climate Change Connections to Texas educators at the 14th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute in Houston, TX.
Summer Courses for Educators by CMMAP/LSOP
Weather and Climate for Educators courses offered by CMMAP and LSOP in July 2014.
Workshop at AMS meeting February 2014
Workshop for teachers at the American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) Annual Meeting in Atlanta on February 1, 2014.
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Members of the Colorado Science Educators Network met at NCAR for their January meeting focusing on Developing Science Literacy in Youth.
Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute
The UCAR Center for Science Education brings Climate Change Connections to Texas educators at the 13th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute in Houston, TX.
ISTE Conference - June 2013 - San Antonio
UCAR Center for Science Education staff presented a Learning Station Session titled "Games and Simulations for Climate, Weather, and Atmospheric Science" at the ISTE Conference in San Antonio, Texas on June 25, 2013.
Webinar - Teaching Climate with Models: Solving the Problems of Energy, Carbon, and Climate
A webinar titled "Teaching Climate with Models: Solving the Problems of Energy, Carbon, and Climate" was presented on April 25, 2013.
Webinar - Teaching Climate with  Models: Future Climate Projections
A webinar titled "Teaching Climate with Models: Future Climate Projections" was presented on February 28, 2013.
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RETI teachers shared their classroom activities at the Geoscience Information for Teachers (GIFT) workshop on December 3, and their in-class experiences on December 4.
On November 16, 2012, UCAR Center for Science Education staff and RETI teachers presented a climate workshop at the Colorado Science Conference in Denver.
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UCAR Center for Science Education and NCAR staff gave a presentation about climate research, modeling, paleoclimate data, and phenological data on September 28, 2012. A follow-up workshop on how to teach secondary students about climate models and climate science data was presented on October 26, 2012.
Webinar - Heating and Warming: Sensitivity of Earth's Climate to Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A webinar titled "Heating and Warming: Sensitivity of Earth's Climate to Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide" was presented on September 24, 2012.
NOAA Climate Stewards webinar
A webinar for the NOAA Climate Stewards teachers was presented on September 10, 2012.
Workshop at ESIP Meeting in July 2012
Info and resources for a workshop presented at the ESIP 2012 Summer Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, in July 2012.
Climate Bathtub Webinar: Breathing of the Earth
A webinar titled "Teaching Climate with Models: Breathing of the Earth" was presented on June 11, 2012.
Magnetism & Space Weather Workshop - June 2012
Magnetism and Space Weather workshop for teachers during the LASP Solar Summit at NCAR's Mesa Lab on June 10, 2012.
Gear Up Wyoming workshop - April 2012
UCAR Center for Science Education staff shared a day of science learning and exploration with 30 educators from across the state involved in GEAR UP Wyoming on April 19, 2012.
Radar and Weather Together booklet
Radar and Weather Together was developed for the US Science and Engineering Fair and the VORTEX 2 field campaign. Enjoy learning about radar, severe storms, and a wealth of educational activities that promote both know-how and safety!
Teaching about the Impacts of Fossil Fuels on the Environment
A free professional development program for middle and high school science teachers. Six weeks online in April-May 2016; two days in-person in June 2016.
This professional development opportunity is designed for eight Colorado secondary science educators who are teaching in communities located at the center of debate about fracking and natural gas development. Apply by July 18, 2014.
The Research Experience for Teachers Institute (RETI) is a teacher internship program that offers secondary teachers the opportunity to learn more about climate science research and participate in the development of classroom resources that utilize current climate data.
Climate Change Connections to Our Weather, Our Environment, Our Health: Causes, Consequences, Solutions
Education staff from NCAR present a workshop on climate change's connection to weather, health, and our environment at the 12th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Summer Symposium at the University of Texas 2012.