Summer 2010 Institute
Western Oregon University is offering a one-day workshop for training K-12 teachers to integrate climate change information into school curricula. The workshop is sponsored by the NASA Education/Public Outreach through a grant to Dr. Laurie Padman at Earth and Space Research, a nonprofit research agency.
What: Global Climate Change Institute for Teachers
Where: Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
When: June 21-24, 2010
Who: K-2, 3-5 and 6-8 teachers; priority given to a group of teachers from the same school
- Interact with climate change scientists
- Become familiar with Climate Literacy and Oregon GCC related standards
- Learn climate science content by participating in scientific inquiry-based K-8 GCCE activities
- Explore the integration of Science, Mathematics, Geography, and Language Arts to create a GCC interdisciplinary curriculum
- Learn how to integrate technology into science teaching and learning
- Read and review children’s GCC books
- Plan for implementation of GCCE in their classrooms
Costs: Participation in the Institute is funded by NASA. Professional development units, graduate credits, and overnight housing available (see registration information form for more details).