Climate Change Workshops for High School Educators

(Aug. 4-5; Chicago, Ill.; CPDU credit: 15; Lane credit: 1; Graduate credit: 1)

Developed by the Chicago Botanic Garden as part of the NASA Global Climate Change Education (GCCE) program, this workshop will cover biochemical cycles including the carbon cycle, carbon sequestration, land cover, and ecosystem change. Learn how to delineate present conditions and historical changes using GIS technology. Explore how changing climates impact economic, social, political, and societal conditions and what it means to become a sustainable society. Five weeks of curriculum and materials are provided. The course will be held at the Chicago Botanic Garden in the Fairchild Room, and the cost is $150 ($140 for educator members).

Learn more and register at: http://www.chicagobotanic.org/ctl/teacherprograms/summer.php

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