What’s the difference between weather and climate? Is the climate REALLY changing? Has the climate changed in the past? How do we know?
Perhaps you have questions like these. Or perhaps you have heard similar questions from students, colleagues, administrators, or parents. This course is designed to guide participants through the basics of climate science, weaving content, classroom activities, and community-building discussions to help middle and high school educators understand the answers to common questions about climate. Through this online course you will have the opportunity to explore the science of Earth’s climate and connect with resources to help you include climate in your science classroom. This course serves as the introduction to the Climate Discovery series.