2017 ESA Annual Meeting (August 6 -- 11)

WK 9 - Learning Activities and Tools for Teaching Global Climate Change through Student-Centered Explorations

Sunday, August 6, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B114, Oregon Convention Center
Kendall Grazul
Brenda Gail Bergman , Candace Galen , Kim Bjogo-Thorne and Emily Gochis
Participants will explore activities that engage middle school students in understanding global climate change, and in prioritizing actions to mitigate climate change effects. Participants will experience activities from a new NGSS-aligned middle school unit to see how they can be translated into any science classroom and many informal science education programs. Activities include:

Participants will gain experience with:

Participants will work through the activities, then come together as a group to discuss how the investigations can be strategically adapted to take advantage of local resources or environmental scenarios making learning relatable to students’ lives. Leaders and participants will work together to share ideas regarding how ESA can best support teachers in facilitating ecological education with youth.


Registration Fee: $25

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