Climate Science for Educators Professional Development at the New England Aquarium

Learning

Date and Time:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 12:00am to Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:00pm

Organization: 

Climate Science for Educators

  • Dates: Wednesday, February 19 - Thursday, February 20, 2020
  • Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Location: New England Aquarium
  • For: Educators, grades 6-8 (others welcome)
  • Cost: $150
  • Credit: 14 hours PDP or 1 graduate credit*

*Additional fee ($120) and course work required to obtain graduate credit from Endicott College. PDP participants will have three homework assignments.

During this workshop, we will examine the use and distribution of natural resources, model the effects that humans have on the climate, examine current natural disasters and predict effects of future disasters, and examine ways humans are developing solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change. Participants will gain content background in climate science as well as hands-on practice in inquiry-based activities that they may take back to the classroom, while adhering to the revised MA Science and Technology/Engineering and Next Generation Science Standards curriculum frameworks.

Price:

$150.00

Contact Email:

trc@neaq.org

Contact Name:

Rachel Diersen