Students examine the causes and effects of global warming and delve into questions of who is most responsible for and vulnerable to the changing climate. Students also grapple with how to respond to climate change in ways that are both effective and fair.
Engaging Students in the Study of Climate Change: The Choices Approach
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Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Participants will be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested issues and exploring multiple perspectives.
Teachers will be immersed in Climate Change and Questions of Justice (provided.) We will discuss how this unit addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and ways to adapt the unit to specific classroom goals. A review of free resources available from the Choices Program will also be provided.
Participants will learn about other opportunities to engage students in content on Climate Change and network with colleagues in science and social studies education from across the state.Hosted by Oakland, MI Schools
Workshop includes the curriculum unit and a certificate of completion.
All Science and Social Studies teachers are invited to attend. Environmental Science, Geography and Current Issues teachers are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.