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This online, facilitated course is designed for middle-school educators wishing to teach global climate change using an inquiry/problem-based approach. Teachers access the course by registering with PBS TeacherLine and enrolling in the course. The course supports teaching global climate change using a problem-solving approach and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) methodology to engage middle-school students and help them understand the causes and effects of climate change and learn about the differences between climate and weather and how actions and nature affect the environment. The course includes pedagogic support for educators who are interested in using Web 2.0 tools when teaching about climate change in the classroom. Enhance content knowledge of climate change and learn how to effectively implement STEM instructional strategies using resources from NASA and WGBH’s Teachers’ Domain.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123403674T,History of science,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Mitigation,Graduate/Professional,Earth Science,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,Atmospheric science,The nature of science:The scientific process,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Life Science,The nature of science:Science and society,Higher Education,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Earth's energy budget,NICE (NASA Innovations in Climate Education),History/Policy/Law,Earth system science,Web 2.0,Adaptation,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Weather,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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