Climate Literacy and Understanding Global Change Workshop

Climate Literacy and Understanding Global Change Workshop

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Westside Water Education Center – 9703 Wohler Road (near Forestville and Wohler bridge)

Are you interested in bringing climate literacy into your classroom? Join us for an inspiring, practical, and relevant workshop on how to effectively incorporate the complex and critically important topic of global change into existing curricula. Receive vetted scientific content, learn how to approach student misconceptions, and acquire new teaching resources and strategies. Learn about project-based learning opportunities where students engage in real-world data collection and think critically about how to mitigate the challenges ahead. Available to all teachers and educators.

Workshop attendees will receive:

  • New perspectives, tools, and techniques for teaching about global change
  • Information about local citizen science projects
  • Ocean acidification data, curriculum, and activities
  • The latest scientific research on atmospheric rivers
  • Free visual aids that make complex data more comprehensible
  • Current statistics from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Best practices in communicating climate and global change
  • How to engage students in relevant actions and projects within the community
  • * A optional special tour of our new Fish Viewing Gallery will follow the workshop

Sign up Here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScbMI92Ba6NdxPRV9KFfYpNxmFgUN6QAUpgqFIEB9kAQ0whjQ/viewform

For more information contact: David Berman at david.berman@scwa.ca.gov

The Sonoma County Water Agency will be hosting this workshop in partnership with NOAA/Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary; The Center for Climate Protection; Understanding Global Change Project, UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology; Sonoma Clean Power

 

 

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