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UCAR Center for Science Education

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The UCAR Center for Science Education amplifies and complements the work of the National Science Foundation's National Center for Atmospheric Research, by offering educational resources and programs for students and the general public. 

We provide a range of digital and in-person learning opportunities to engage K-12 students and teachers in explorations of atmospheric, weather, climate, and related Earth system sciences.

 

Programs by UCAR Center for Science Education

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Explore NCAR: Live Virtual Tour of the National Center for Atmospheric Research [FREE]

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Mesa Laboratory sits nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, CO. This world-class research laboratory focuses on an understanding of Earth system sciences. Explore the...

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Meet the Experts: Coding Earth's Climate [FREE] Feb 10, 2022

From sea ice to cloud cover to incoming energy from the sun, scientists gather a lot of information to process and understand our planet. Software engineers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research work in data science to help make all of...

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Meet the Experts: Storing Science for Supercomputers [FREE] Jan 27, 2022

Supercomputers allow scientists to process an extraordinary amount of scientific data and conduct an incredible number of calculations to predict hurricanes, solar storms, climate change impacts, and when it might start raining in your town. But...

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Weather Wow! Hurricane Trackers [FREE]

A new tropical cyclone has been detected in the Atlantic Ocean! Your class of meteorologists-in-training must work collaboratively in teams to track the developing hurricane and make an emergency response plan for a coastal town. Immerse your...

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Weather Wow! Up in the Air [FREE]

Did you know a typical cumulonimbus cloud can weigh 105.8 MILLION pounds?! How does it stay up in the sky?! Explore how the sun affects our Earth’s weather with an interactive experiment comparing hot and cold air. Transform your students into...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Tiffany Fourment   tiffanyf@ucar.edu
3090 Center Green Dr
Boulder Colorado 80301
303-497-2401
United States

https://scied.ucar.edu/

Primary Disciplines

The programs of UCAR Center for Science Education cover:

STEM
Career Education
Sciences