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Climate Champions Game in Production

Climate Champions Game in Production

Production has started for the Climate Champions, a game that was built in partnership by NEWESD and Filament Games for the State of Washington. Each ESD will receive enough games for every district in their region as well as professional development on game based...

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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,...

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Collaborating for Ambitious Science Teaching (CASTL)

Collaborating for Ambitious Science Teaching (CASTL)

CASTL teachers attended a three-day institute (June 30, 31 and Feb 7) exploring climate impacts on the Southern Resident Killer Whales to better understand the teaching innovations needed to support students with the Next Generation Science Standards. Teachers then...

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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...

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Kids in the Forest Teacher Trainings

Kids in the Forest Teacher Trainings

Partners on this program, Cascadia Conservation District, The Wildfire Project, Columbia Breaks, and Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, held a series of teacher workshops in Chelan and Douglas counties to prepare teachers for student field days in May and June. Learn more...

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Climate Science Teacher Summit

Climate Science Teacher Summit

Nearly 60 K-12 educators from Skagit and Whatcom Counties are participating in a 4-day workshop to dive deeper into the NGSS through hands-on outdoor lessons facilitated by a collaboration between six community-based organizations.

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2020
8:30 am Climate Science Series for Grade... @ Capital Region ESD 113
Climate Science Series for Grade... @ Capital Region ESD 113
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
How do high school students’ ideas about climate science compare to the general public? HS Science teachers will be engaged in phenomena and problems that integrate core ideas of Earth Systems Science (ESS2, ESS3), Physical[...]
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24
Fri
2020
all-day Zombie Guacamole: School Yards
Zombie Guacamole: School Yards
Jan 24 all-day
Washington Green Schools will be hosting a training that helps local teachers to connect their classroom learning to their school yards using the Zombie Guacamole program. The focus will be on leveraging school grounds to[...]
9:00 am Earth Systems and Changes 101 @ Educational Service District 123
Earth Systems and Changes 101 @ Educational Service District 123
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Earth Systems and Changes project brings together K-5 Elementary teachers from Southeast Washington to experience field observation learning at the Mid-Columbia Bones Research Center and to understand Earth systems, changes, climate science in the context  of[...]
Jan
29
Wed
2020
all-day Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Climate Science for HS Teachers,... @ Sumner School District Office
Jan 29 all-day
How do high school students’ ideas about climate science compare to the general public? HS Science teachers will be engaged in phenomena and problems that integrate core ideas of Earth Systems Science (ESS2, ESS3), Physical[...]
Jan
30
Thu
2020
all-day Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Elementary NGSS Climate Science ... @ Various Locations
Jan 30 all-day
Online PLC using Zoom – 90 minutes Continuing to learn about Ambitious Science Teaching and working together to implement the practices. September 24, 2019 October 22, 2019 November 12, 2019 December 10, 2019 January 14,[...]
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Sat
2020
all-day Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Chief Leschi School Science PD T...
Feb 1 all-day
The outcome of this professional learning series is to prepare students to thrive in multiple cultural contexts. Advocate for school science programs that support Chief Leschi Schools & tribal missions. “Rooted in traditional values, Chief[...]