Archived Teacher Webinars
ClimateChangeLIVE Education Resources Highlights – Part 1
Presenters: Dept. of Energy, Project Budburst, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
ClimateChangeLIVE distance learning adventure, brings you a wealth of climate change education resources and programs from 25 Federal agencies and non-profit organizations! We offer educators, a source of trusted, science-based materials, which are correlated to science education standards.
This webinar will highlight climate change education resources and programs from three of our partners. NOAA has a wealth of climate change education resources and programs to share with you. Learn about citizen science opportunities from Project Budburst. The Department of Energy will share the BITES (Buildings Industry Technology Electricity Scenarios) Tool which students can use to make policy changes in the four sectors and run scenarios to see how their changes impact CO2 output as well as primary energy source dependence. DOE will also highlight a variety of reliable sources of information related to energy concepts and data.
ClimateChangeLIVE Education Resources Highlights – Part 2
Presenters: National Wildlife Federation, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Climate Change LIVE distance learning adventure, brings you a wealth of climate change education resources and programs from 25 federal agencies and non-profit organizations! We offer educators, a source of trusted, science-based materials, which are correlated to science education standards.
This webinar highlights climate change education resources from three of our partners. Eco-Schools USA is a free K12 program of the National Wildlife Federation and a part of the International Eco-Schools network of over 50 countries world-wide. Eco-Schools USA works to address sustainability on K12 campuses around the nation and focuses on 10 pathways guided by a 7 Step Framework. The program is student driven and contains a 3-tiered awards system. The U.S. Forest Service will highlight the Natural Inquirer science education journal's Climate Collection which takes real-life Forest Service research, and engages students in the science inquiry method, along with activities tied to the research. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will highlight their Student Climate & Conservation Congress (SC3), held yearly in Shepherdstown WV. SC3 brings together a diverse network of students and teachers from all over the country that are engaging in climate change education and solutions.
Professional Development Programs for Climate Change Education
Presenters: Will Steger Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Alliance for Climate Education
In this webinar, ClimateChangeLIVE partners highlight professional development programs to empower you as a climate change educator! Each program offers training to increase your understanding of essential climate concepts andprovide you with tools and resources to implement a science-based climate change curriculum in your classroom and connect with networks of other educators teaching about climate change. Most of these programs offer grants to schools to help them implement climate change solution-related action projects, and include on-site and online training opportunities.
Project Learning Tree and U.S. Forest Service GreenSchools! and GreenWorks! Action Grants for ClimateChangeLIVE Participants
Presenters: Project Learning Tree, U.S. Forest Service
School classes that participate in ClimateChangeLIVE will be eligible to apply for GreenWorks! Grants! Join us and learn about these opportunities to help your school accomplish action projects that address climate change solutions. Project Learning Tree and the U.S. Forest Service staff will present an overview of the grant parameters and how you can apply. We'll also highlight success stories from schools in our GreenSchools! programs that have done exciting projects with these grants.