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2020 Climate Science for Educators


Region: Boston
Level: Grade 6 - 8
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Description: 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)

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.

Topics: Climate Change, Earth Science, Oceans

Aligned to content standards (if any):
Grade 7 ESS2, Grade 7 ESS3, Grade 8 ESS1, Grade 8 ESS2, Grade 8 ESS3

Additional information (if any): Course Credits Available: 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.

This course is 2 days (8:30 am to 3:30 pm) in person at the New England Aquarium. Course participants will have online assignments to complete prior to the start of course, and nightly assignments.

Fee Information: $150
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