Foundations of Climate Change (Asynchronous Course)


Oct 02 2023 - Dec 15 2023


All Day

Come learn with EarthGen in this virtual professional development opportunity designed for Washington teachers. Through asynchronous learning via Canvas, participants will have a chance to authentically engage with activities and experts as they grow their understanding of how climate change has and will impact their community. Participants will engage with NGSS concepts including developing and using models and obtaining, interpreting, and communicating information. Analyze and interpret recent climate science data with Dr. Kat Huybers, a climate scientist and lecturer from the University of Washington, and progress understanding on the most salient climate change indicators in Washington.

Teachers will leave this training with increased preparedness to facilitate climate science-focused activities using the science & engineering practices of analyzing and interpreting data and constructing explanations and designing solutions. Teachers will learn from professionals in their region who are doing work to combat this climate change impact in an effort to prepare them with resources to spur action in their community.

STEM Clock Hours
Teachers will receive 3 STEM Clock Hours upon completion of the entire experience.

This course will run from October 2nd-December 15th. Registration will be on a rolling basis and open until December 8th.


Asynchronous Course