Session No. 208
Tuesday, 29 October 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 405

T115. Climate Literacy: Formal and Informal Education and Community Outreach Efforts to Enable Responsible Decisions I

GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Climate Literacy Network

 

Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Susan B. Sullivan and Jeffrey Ryan, Advocates
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8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
CHANGING PLANET - A COLLECTION OF FREE RESOURCES FOR TEACHING CLIMATE CHANGE
NIELSEN, Mark E., Educational Resources Group, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Rd, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, nielsenm@hhmi.org and OLINS, Heather C., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Room 3085, Cambridge, MA 02138
8:20 AM
THE CLIMATE LITERACY AND ENERGY AWARENESS NETWORK (CLEAN): LEVERAGING REVIEWED EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND A DIVERSE COMMUNITY TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE LITERACY GOALS
LEDLEY, Tamara Shapiro1, GOLD, Anne U.2, NIEPOLD, Frank3, GROGAN, Marian1, KIRK, Karin B.4, SULLIVAN, Susan B.5, LYNDS, Susan6, MCCAFFREY, Mark7, MANDUCA, Cathryn A.4, and FOX, Sean P.4, (1) Center for STEM Teaching and Learning, TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, Tamara_Ledley@terc.edu, (2) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, Boulder, CO 80309, (3) NOAA Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, 20910, (4) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, (5) CIRES Education and Outreach, University of Colorado, Research Laboratory 2, UCB 449, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, (6) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, UCB 449, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, (7) National Center for Science Education, Oakland, CA 94609
8:35 AM
INVESTIGATING AND SUPPORTING ENERGY EDUCATION AS A COMPONENT OF CLIMATE EDUCATION
GOLD, Anne, Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, anne.u.gold@colorado.edu, LEDLEY, Tamara, TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, KIRK, Karin B., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, SULLIVAN, Susan Buhr, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, LYNDS, Susan, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, UCB 449, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, and MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057
8:50 AM
REACHING MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS THROUGH EMAIL LISTS, FACEBOOK, AND WEB POSTINGS THE RESULTS OF SHARING CLEAN CLIMATE AND ENERGY ONLINE TEACHING RESOURCES
SLOAN, Valerie1, GOLD, Anne2, BUHR SULLIVAN, Susan M.2, OONK, David2, LYNDS, Susan3, SHAPIRO LEDLEY, Tamara4, and MANDUCA, Cathryn5, (1) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, sloanvf@gmail.com, (2) Cooperative Institute of Research for Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, (3) Cooperative Institute for Research for Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, (4) TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, (5) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057
9:05 AM
DEVELOPING SECONDARY TEACHERS’ UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES FROM THE NEXT GENERATIONS SCIENCE STANDARDS IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE
THOMAS, Jeff D.1, BEDNARSKI, Marsha1, and DISHINO, Michele2, (1) Physics and Earth Science, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050, thomasjed@ccsu.edu, (2) Technology and Engineering Education, New Britain, CT 06050
9:20 AM
EARTHLABS: SUPPORTING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO FACILITATE EFFECTIVE TEACHING OF CLIMATE SCIENCE
ELLINS, Katherine K.1, LEDLEY, Tamara2, HADDAD, Nick2, MCNEAL, Karen S.3, GOLD, Anne4, LYNDS, Susan5, LIBARKIN, Julie6, QUARTINI, Enrica1, THIRUMALAI, Kaustubh1, and CAVITTE, Marie1, (1) Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd., Bldg. 196, Austin, TX 78758, kellins@ig.utexas.edu, (2) TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, (3) Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, (4) Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80303, (5) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, UCB 449, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, (6) Geocognition Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, Department of Geological Sciences, 288 Farm Lane, 206 Natural Science, East Lansing, MI 48824
9:35 AM
INSPIRING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:  THE ROLE OF LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH AND SERVICE LEARNING
LOW, Russanne, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, rlow2@unl.edu, MANDRYK, Carole A., 3c2e Climate Change Education, Consulting & Evaluation, 7373 Olde Stage Road, Boulder, CO 80302, HANEY, Christine, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0941, and GOSSELIN, David C., Environmental Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 150 Hardin Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583-0941
9:50 AM
INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO DEVELOPING CLIMATE LITERACY IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM NEW COURSE DEVELOPMENT
MAHER, Barbra and HOERNER, Lynnette, Science, Red Rocks Community College, 13300 W. Sixth Ave, Littleton, CO 80228, barbra.maher@rrcc.edu
 
10:05 AM
Discussion
 
10:20 AM
Break
10:35 AM
CLIMATE EDUCATION IN THE MID-ATLANTIC: DEVELOPING SHARED APPROACHES IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM
GRISWOLD, Marcus W.1, SHEA, Nicole2, and STYLINSKI, Cat1, (1) University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, One Park Place, Suite 325, Annapolis, MD 21401, griswold@umces.edu, (2) University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717
10:55 AM
A MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE ON CLIMATE LITERACY: WHAT DID WE LEARN?
HARRIS, Sara, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, sharris@eos.ubc.ca and BURCH, Sarah, Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
11:15 AM
EVALUATION OF A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT-EDUCATION PROGRAM: THE ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION
FLORA, June1, SAPHIR, Melissa2, LAPPÉ, Matt3, ROSER-RENOUF, Connie4, MAIBACH, Edward4, and LEISEROWITZ, Anthony5, (1) Hstar, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, (2) Saphir Research Consulting, San Francisco, CA 94102, (3) Education and Awareness, Alliance for Climate Education, Boulder, CO 80304, matt.lappe@climateeducation.org, (4) Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Farifax, VA 22030, (5) Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511
 
11:35 AM
Discussion
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