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We now offer the Cool It! card game in our Science Store. Cool It! is the new card game from UCS that teaches kids about the choices we have when it comes to climate change.

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Dennis Ward

Dennis is a science educator and educational technologist in UCARís Office of Education and Outreach, where he serves as a course administrator & instructor for NCAR's Online Education professional development courses for science educators.

He holds an M.S. in astronomy and a B.A. in physiological psychology, as well as a graduate certification in geographic information systems. Dennis has been with UCAR since 1995 and considers himself fortunate to work with such a talented group of people on a wide variety of projects involving citizen-science, informal science education, and professional development for educators.

As an adjunt professor at the University of Denver, he teaches courses in geographic information systems (GIS) and cartography. He is especially interested in the use of both spatial and system modeling in the classroom. Before joining the staff at UCAR, he worked as a training consultant in the private sector, producing print, video, and computer-based training materials, after serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Last modified May 21, 2008 by Dennis Ward.

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Learn about Earth and space science, and have fun while doing it! The games section of our online store includes a climate change card game and the Traveling Nitrogen game!

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