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Teaching educators

Middle and high school science teachers use potatoes to explore plate tectonics and the various formations of the Earth’s surface at Education and Outreach’s first Climate and Global Change Geoscience Education Workshop. Held 22 July to 2 August, the workshop aimed to provide teachers with a broad overview of the geosciences related to climate and global change. It stressed hands-on and computer-based activities, field trips, and presentations by experts from UCAR, NCAR, CU, and other institutions. Some 19 teachers from 16 states attended.

“This was the first teacher-enhancement workshop since the formation of EO, and the initial feedback from teachers and presenters suggests it was a success,” says workshop coordinator Sandra Henderson. “The teachers’ program evaluations will help us to offer an even better workshop next summer as we work to bolster the level of science education in the schools.”


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