Registration Details

This half-day workshop is part of the GSA Short Course 4-Pack. For $55, select any two workshops from the four (add 519C or 519D). Early registration ends on September 23. To sign up for a workshop, use the GSA meeting registration.

519B. Teaching and Learning about Climate in Geoscience Classrooms

Co-sponsored by NAGT and the Geoscience Education Division of GSA

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 8:00 am to noon
Part of the GSA Short Course 4-Pack

Instructors: Tamara Ledley, TERC; Anne Gold, University of Colorado at Boulder; Deb Morrison, University of Colorado at Boulder

Workshop description

Participants will be introduced to a suite of engaging, peer-reviewed classroom activities for learning about climate science. Participants rotate through stations highlighting some of the activities featured in the NSF-funded digital library for educational resources from the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN, A brief introduction to the nationally endorsed Climate Literacy Principles will provide a necessary mental framework for planning your next climate lessons.

Before you go

There are no special preparations before GSA.

Workshop program

8:00 Welcome and icebreaker or introductions

8:15 Climate literacy presentation

9:10 Stations for climate literacy principle exploration

9:40 Break

9:50 CLEAN Program

10:15 Stations for lesson exploration

11:20 Other Resources and Networking

From Workshop

Slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 90MB Oct26 13)

CLEAN Flyer (Microsoft Word 1.4MB Oct26 13)


Resources Added During the Workshop