Teacher-tested climate change lessons

by Stephanie Chasteen on August 26, 2010

I was excited to see this recent posting from my institution, CU Boulder. If you’re a teacher looking to teach climate change in the classroom, a group of scientists, science education researchers, and middle and high-school teachers have developed and refined a set of problem-based lessons:

Visit them at LearnMoreAboutClimate.colorado.edu

They say:

The result is a set of model lessons that focus on the following single driving questions:

• Evidence of Climate Change — How would we know if Colorado’s climate is changing and how will it affect me?
• Mountain Pine Beetles — Why are our forests dying?
• Zoo Poo — Does burning poo at the Denver Zoo reduce CO2?
• Modeling Climate — What makes you hot?

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pine beetle August 30, 2010 at 12:30 am

well is kind of outdated
the pest control sites have better material
about the pine beetle

and it’s a very conventional set

no controversial topics for debate….
only the AGA point of vue

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