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Science for Young Students:

  • Proxy Pals

    Trading card game

    Collect sets of critter and environment cards and challenge your fellow scientists

  • From the Field: Pikas!

    Follow us on our pika adventures

    Meet the students of Team Pika, and come along on their adventures in the high alpine

  • TundraCam

    Steerable mountain webcam

    Niwot Ridge LTER camera surveys the tundra, Continental Divide, and experiments outside the Tundra Lab.

  • Biotic Change on the Front Range

    Weeds & Weevils Unit - Middle School

    Explore how life cycles influence interactions between grassland organisms in this hands-on middle school unit

  • The Last Degrees

    A Grad Student's Life on Antarctica

    Come along on Alex Mass' adventures in the highest latitudes and coldest temperatures on Earth

  • 120 Seconds of Science with Doc Ryan

    Videos explore climate concepts

    Dive into CU labs and research sites to answer climate change questions from Colorado teachers, students

  • Underground Safari

    Games, videos, and lesson plans

    Join scientists in the Kalahari Desert as they study tree, shrub, and grass root systems.

  • What's it like doing research at the top of the world? Stories about working on the Greenland ice sheet.

  • 77 Degrees South

    Visit the Dry Valleys of Antarctica

    Grad students working in Antarctica share what working in the field is really like.