Teaching Global Climate Change in Your Classroom

Learning

Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 12:00am to Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 3:00am

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 8:00pm

Description

This course integrates scientific content and pedagogical practices that are important for teaching global climate change at the middle school level. In particular, this course will help you to:

  1. Examine your own understanding of global climate change and human impacts working through activities that connect to big climate change concepts;
  2. Modify existing activities and create new lessons about global climate change to incorporate into your own instruction;
  3. Develop a library of tools and resources that you can use to inform your future instructional design around climate change;
  4. Use the NGSS science and engineering practices (constructing explanations and creating models) to develop your own and students' understanding of the concepts;
  5. Analyze student thinking about climate change through video cases

How to Register:

You must create a free account with National Geographic to register for this class. Search for "National Geographic Education" or cut and paste this link into your search engine: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/

Registration is capped at 250 participants.