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Climate Science STEM Seminars

Climate Science STEM Seminars

On April 18th, 2019, the team at Washington Green Schools hosted their latest in a series of Climate Science STEM Seminars. This session focused on the relationship between agriculture and the changing climate and was hosted at the Windy Hills Winery in Ridgefield,...
Climate Change and Human Health

Climate Change and Human Health

In late March, a dozen teachers from Puget Sound ESD gathered at the Tacoma Nature Center to learn about how human health is impacted by climate change locally. After grappling with some of the latest data on regional air quality and climate change, teachers engaged...
Floods & Droughts

Floods & Droughts

In ESD 121, on March 22, 2019, fourteen teachers gathered at the WSU Stormwater Center to learn about how climate is impacting floods and droughts in the region. Teachers received a tour of the campus fish lab where scientists explore the impact of stormwater...
Species & Ecosystems

Species & Ecosystems

In ESD 113, on March 20th, 23 teachers learned about the climate impacts to keystone species like salmon and orcas. They read an article on the salmon/orca relationship, explored relevant data, and heard from Climate Change Coordinator for the Dept. of Fish and...
Climate Change on Human Health

Climate Change on Human Health

Educators in ESD 112 learned about the impacts climate change has on human health. Thank you to Southwest Clean Air Agency for providing specific resources on local air quality! One teacher said the training, “made me excited to spread the data [around human...
Zombie Guacamole Training

Zombie Guacamole Training

In ESD 114, 21 5th grade teachers gathered to learn about Washington Green School’s 5th grade unit called Zombie Guacamole. In this NGSS-driven and phenomenon-based curriculum, students explore the factors of decomposition to understand how a bowl of guacamole...