CIRES Education and Outreach Group
University of Colorado at Boulder
Anne Gold is the Director the Education & Outreach Program at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) where she leads a team of 17 with extensive expertise in curriculum development, public outreach, community engagement, early career scientist support, and evaluation. With over a decade of experience in envisioning, developing and implementing education and outreach opportunities for scientists, educators, students and the public, Gold is well established in the education and outreach community. She lead the CLEANnet.org climate education project and a summer research project for community college students in Colorado and on curriculum development projects around environmental science topics many of which have a place-based focus. She previously developed the CLEAN peer-review process for educational resources. She conducts program evaluation and educational research around climate topics. Her projects translate research into educational resources.
Website Content Contributions
Arctic Climate Curriculum, Activity 1: Exploring the Arctic part of Climate Change:Activities
This activity introduces students to the Arctic, including different definitions of the Arctic and exploration of the Arctic environment and Arctic people. Students set out on a virtual exploration of the geography ...
Arctic Climate Curriculum, Activity 3: Exploring Arctic Climate Data part of Climate Change:Activities
Students dig into authentic Arctic climate data to unravel some causes and effects related to the seasonal melting of the snowpack. In particular, students learn about albedo and its relationship to snowmelt. This ...
Bringing Polar Landscapes into the College Classroom Using 360-degree Interactive Environments part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Teaching Demos:Friday Teaching Demo Session A
In this teaching demonstration, participants will have the chance to engage with 360-degree interactive environments (360 IE) that explore the polar environments of Greenland. We will discuss how the 360 IEs were ...
Conference Presentations (10)
Evaluating the Climate.gov Web Portal—A Key Resource for Climate Information part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Government web portals are important trusted sources for science educators to retrieve content and data for instruction. Climate.gov is one such web portal, operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Other Contributions (6)
Climate Literacy and Awareness Network (CLEAN) part of EarthConnections:Program Descriptions
CLEAN provides a peer-reviewed online collection of educational resources around climate and energy topics. CLEAN further offers background information and support on teaching about climate and energy topics and hosts a vibrant community with over 650 members that are all focused on climate literacy and include scientists, educators, policy makers, curriculum developers etc.
Southwest Section, Geoscience Education Research Division