climate change

Workshop on teaching climate literacy offered at NKU

Teaching About Climate and the Environment, a professional learning opportunity for middle school and high school teachers, will be June 12 at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.

By |2017-06-01T08:23:52-04:00June 1, 2017|

Training on Project Learning Tree curriculum available

A free workshop to train educators on the Project Learning Tree (PLT) secondary module on climate change, “Southeastern Forests and Climate Change,” will be June 21 at the Kentucky State University Environmental Education and Research Center in Henry County. “Southeastern Forests and Climate Change” will train educators on the curriculum. All participants may submit a proposal for a $1,000 grant [...]

By |2017-05-11T10:38:14-04:00May 11, 2017|

Educators invited to outdoor climate change workshop

Teaching Climate Change and Forest Ecology, an outdoor workshop for teachers, will be held May 20 at Graining Fork Nature Preserve near Slade. The workshop, presented by the Morehead State University Center for Environmental Education, the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education and the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, supplies hands-on activities, addresses climate change misconceptions, initiates lesson plan development [...]

By |2020-09-16T12:13:59-04:00May 4, 2017|

Mammoth Cave hosting climate change workshop

Mammoth Cave National Park, Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky University Partnership in Environmental Education (KUPEE) will offer a climate change workshop for middle school and high school teachers April 15 at Mammoth Cave. Participants will examine the roles of water, weather and climate and global systems as they relate to a changing climate. Participants will practice new classroom activities [...]

By |2017-03-30T08:56:33-04:00March 30, 2017|

NOAA climate stewards project open to educators

Applications are being accepted for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP), which provides educators with sustained professional development, collaborative tools and support to build a climate-literate public that is actively engaged in climate stewardship. The program also provides support for educators to execute climate stewardship (mitigation or adaptation) projects with their audiences to increase understanding [...]

By |2015-10-22T08:17:04-04:00October 22, 2015|

Wolf Creek hatchery hosting 2 environmental workshops

A workshop on educating students about air quality has been rescheduled and another on climate change in Southern forests is scheduled on consecutive days July 23-24 at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery near Jamestown. “Southeastern Forests and Climate Change,” which will introduce a new Project Learning Tree (PLT) secondary module on climate change impacts on Southern forest ecosystems, the role [...]

By |2015-06-10T10:25:09-04:00June 11, 2015|

Climate change workshop to be held in Frankfort

Project Learning Tree will host its Southeastern Forests and Climate Change workshop for educators April 24 at the Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary in Frankfort. The workshop will provide the latest and greatest curriculum regarding the effects of climate change for teachers and facilitators. The registration fee is $15, which includes lunch. The registration deadline is April 17. Click here to register, [...]

By |2015-03-11T15:21:36-04:00March 12, 2015|

Climate change challenge invites students’ ideas

The Innovate to Mitigate project, funded by the National Science Foundation, invites middle school and high school students and student groups to participate in a competition to reduce climate change by coming up with ideas to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Students will compete for cash prizes in the two-phase competition. In round one, students are asked to submit [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:12:27-04:00February 26, 2015|
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