Attend the Alpine Hydrology Workshop in Durango, Colorado

Durango, Colorado

Plans are underway for an exciting, full-day Alpine Hydrology workshop in Durango, Colorado. Join scientists from CU-Boulder as they guide workshop attendees through cutting-edge research from the Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research site. These researchers are changing what we know about the limits of survival for microorganisms found within the extreme environments located in high elevations, and availability of limiting nutrients across the Colorado alpine. Workshop attendees will: Discover new ways to bring the Colorado alpine into the classroom. Explore the links between … [Read more...]

CLEAN Wins Webby Award for Teaching Climate on NOAA’s climate.gov

The Webby Awards

Congratulations to our colleagues at the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)! The Teaching Climate portion of the NOAA climate.gov website, which draws most of its content from the CLEAN collection, won both the juried and People’s Choice awards in the Green category of the 18th Annual Webby Awards. The overall site won in the Government category. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the … [Read more...]

Start the New Year with Climate Change Workshops and Events

Workshops and webinars for educators

Have you set your professional development goals for 2014? Here are some great workshops and events to start the year: Exploring the Aurora through Art and Writing Come learn about Space Weather and how it relates to Earth’s climate! This one-day workshop for elementary teachers and educators will explore the Sun-Earth connection, the role Earth’s magnetic field plays, and how space weather influences our planet in very real ways. This workshop will draw upon the Dancing Lights suite of standards-based activities. Materials for your classroom will be provided along with information about … [Read more...]

Join other educators in learning about teaching climate

We are creating a new professional learning community for … [Read more...]

Energy Education Webinar

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Guidelines for Excellence in Environmental Education: Teacher and Nonformal Educator Workshop

This FREE one day workshop will provide an introduction to the NAAEE ‘s Guidelines for Excellence in K-12 Learning and Nonformal Environmental Education Settings. When: May 7, 2011 Where: Nederland, Colorado What: The NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence provide a set of recommendations for developing and administering high quality environmental education programs in schools, museums, parks, camps and nature centers. … [Read more...]

Summer Course for Teachers: National Park Service Views of Earth Science Resources

The Rocky Mountain Middle School Math & Science Partnership is offering great opportunities for continuing education this summer, including “Earth Science in Context: National Park Service Views of Earth Science Resources." Learn about the natural resources found within America's national parks, and delve into the decisions resource managers make to preserve those resources. Natural resources explored in this course include: air quality, water quality, caves and karst, fossils, stratigraphy, volcanism, glaciers, coastal geology, and global climate change. Click here to learn more and … [Read more...]

2011 Fire Ecology Institute for Educators

Join 4th-12th grade educators at Ft. Lewis College in Durango, Colorado to learn how to teach about “hot topics” and “burning issues”! June 13-17, 2011 Registration deadline is April 29th. For more information, visit http://fireecologyinstitute.blogspot.com/ ]]> … [Read more...]

5 Day Field Course: "Environmental Education in the Rockies"

The Kent Mountain Adventure Center and the Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center present "Environmental Education in the Rockies" May 16-21 Learn skills and techniques to effectively teach and engage others about the environment while earning credit for NRRT365-Environmental Education. Participants will spend one day in the classroom in Fort Collins followed by five days of field work at the KMAC campus in Estes Park. This course requires participants to: Live in a group camp environment with shared responsibilities, camp on hard surfaces, hike daily, hike 8 miles with a … [Read more...]

April Workshops from CLEAN, RAFT, Project WILD, Project Learning Tree, and RMNA

CLEAN "Teaching Energy Awareness: Understanding Sources and Uses" April 11-12 and 18-19 Description: For undergraduate faculty, an online workshop will be held April 11 - 12 and 18 - 19: "Teaching Energy Awareness: Understanding Sources and Uses.” … [Read more...]