Art as a Vehicle For Intergenerational Learning.

Extreme weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and polar vortexes disrupt nature, society, and individual lives. Though many of us have experienced extreme weather, most of us lack the necessary scientific understanding to fully prepare for, adapt to, and bounce back from these types of events.


The Future Must Be Climate Ready

Understanding the science of extreme weather is important to adults and kids alike. 

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The Cool Science Team

We have partnerships with informal education programs, volunteers, and regional transit authorities in Kansas, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

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Be a Part of Cool Science

Mentoring students, applying for mini-grants, attending celebrations, and submitting art to future contest are some of the ways you can get involved in Cool Science.

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Elizabeth Hazan, Field #81, 2019, oil on canvas, 24" x 20"

Elizabeth Hazan, Field #81, 2019, oil on canvas, 24" x 20"

Art For Communicating Science

Art can be a great tool for teaching others about science.

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We Are Dedicated to a Better Future.

The challenge for the field of informal science education is clear: How can diverse audiences of all ages learn about extreme weather and be engaged in preparing for and becoming resilient to extreme weather events in their everyday lives?