A crowd watched the launch of a weather balloon at the NCAR Mesa Lab

Our science is amazing, and we're excited to share it.

NCAR Education, Engagement & Early-Career Development (EdEC) is committed to inspiring, engaging and informing the public about the science going on at NCAR and in our broader scientific community. We support and train future generations of diverse scientists and engineers by partnering with K-12 schools, universities and research institutions to forge connections and strengthen programs in the Earth system sciences.

Exterior of the NCAR Mesa Lab

Education & Engagement in NCAR Labs

Many of NCAR's labs sponsor their own efforts to inspire students and get the word out about the insights their scientists are gaining.

The Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) runs a variety of education and outreach activities, including online resources and open houses for local communities during field campaigns.

Earth Observing Laboratory

Education and engagement efforts of the Computational & Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) include creating and maintaining public exhibits at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center and running a summer internship program.

Computational & Information Systems Laboratory

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Kids at Super Science Saturday

Education & Training at UCAR

UCAR's community programs offer a variety of education and training opportunities for K-12 teachers and students, undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals. 

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