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Thursday, September 08, 2011
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Science of Climate Change

Climate Change?why is it happening? Learn activities that will help you teach your students about the "greenhouse effect" as well as how human generated carbon dioxide is changing this natural process. We will discuss the reflection and refraction of light, energy waves, thermal expansion, and heat convection.

Designed for grade 6-12 educators, but all are welcome. Grade 7: Earth Systems: 1,2,3,4 Grade 9: Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 8 Grade 10: Earth Systems: 5,6?Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 7 Grade 11: Earth Systems: 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14?Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 15,16 Grade 12: Earth Systems: 5,6 *As part of this workshop, you will get an opportunity to explore the Museum's permanent Dynamic Climate and travelling Climate Change gallery exhibits! Fee: SRC member: $20; nonmember: $25

Climate Change?why is it happening? Learn activities that will help you teach your students about the "greenhouse effect" as well as how human generated carbon dioxide is changing this natural process. We will discuss the reflection and refraction of light, energy waves, thermal expansion, and heat convection. Designed for grade 6-12 educators, but all are welcome. Grade 7: Earth Systems: 1,2,3,4 Grade 9: Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 8 Grade 10: Earth Systems: 5,6?Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 7 Grade 11: Earth Systems: 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14?Historical Perspectives and Scientific Revolutions: 15,16 Grade 12: Earth Systems: 5,6 *As part of this workshop, you will get an opportunity to explore the Museum's permanent Dynamic Climate and travelling Climate Change gallery exhibits! Fee: SRC member: $20; nonmember: $25

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