Even though it’s been almost two weeks since the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver, I feel like I’m just starting to catch my breath. At GSA I officially passed the gavel to Aida Award as the incoming president of National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT). The NAGT works to foster improvement in… Read More

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) became available in April. As of this writing eight states have formally adopted the new standards, including California, and fifteen states have initiated formal steps to consider adoption. The NGSS place geosciences on an equal priority with life and physical sciences, and are built on three foundations: 1) the… Read More

Welcome to CIRES Education and Outreach. We have helped scientists make a broader impact in society through work with teachers and students since 1996. Because CIRES is full of researchers doing world-class science, we have a treasure trove of new environmental science, learning opportunities and knowledgeable people to share with the wider community. Follow along… Read More