CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP FOR EDUCATORS GRADES 4-9

(July 19-23; Penn State University, PA)

”The Heat is On!” workshop by the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium is designed to increase teachers’ knowledge of polar and climate science as well their confidence in teaching climate change in their classrooms. “
The workshop is a one-week, full-time, on-campus experience that includes daily interactive presentations by world-class polar and climate scientists; hands-on inquiry-based activities for use in the classroom; and the opportunity to develop thematic lessons in collaboration with colleagues. Using a new understanding of polar and climate science, participants will work in collaborative groups with a mentor scientist to develop inquiry-based lessons to use in their classrooms.

Note: Four weeks of pre-workshop assignments are designed to give participants a basic foundation in polar and climate science before they arrive on campus.

Learn more and apply today: http://teachscience.psu.edu/workshops/climate_change.html.

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