Call for Applications: NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project

Join educators across the United States supporting climate resilience. Apply to become part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2016 Climate Stewards Education Project Stewardship Community. Selected educators who meet project requirements will be eligible for: • Mini-grants up to $2,000 to support a climate stewardship action project. • Travel reimbursements to attend select workshops and/or national conferences. • Special professional development opportunities. • Additional monetary and educational resources. Applications are due by midnight Sunday, Nov. … [Read more...]

Behind the Ozone Garden: Ozone, Climate Change, and Our Health

Ground-level ozone (a.k.a “bad” ozone) is harmful to humans and plants. Ozone can make it difficult to breath, especially for those with asthma or other respiratory infections. High levels of ground-level ozone are hazardous for all people, but the young and elderly are often most affected. When an Ozone Action Alert is issued because of high ozone levels, the young and elderly are encouraged to stay inside and plan outdoor exercise early in the morning when ozone levels are lowest. While people can go inside on Ozone Action Alert days, plants cannot. Spikes in ozone levels are dangerous to … [Read more...]

Teachers Wanted for Learn More About Climate Advisory Board

Teachers, please consider offering your vital input to Learn More About Climate as we work to strengthen and improve the website’s educational resources. We are establishing an advisory board comprised of Colorado teachers to aid in guiding the priorities for the Learn More About Climate initiative, sharing best practices with other educators, inspiring climate science resources for the classroom, and participating in an ongoing community of practice for Colorado and regional climate education. As a Learn More About Climate advisor, you will be: invited to our high-country teacher retreat … [Read more...]