Teaching climate change and ocean acidification

A 3-Day, In-person Professional Development workshop for Middle and High School Teachers

Date: 23-25 August 2021

Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm PDT

Location: Padilla Bay NERR, 10441 Bay View-Edison RD, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273, United States, View Map


Participants in this workshop will:

  • Gain knowledge of climate change and ocean acidification in the Pacific Northwest
  • Explore sources of local environmental data and work towards incorporating data into inquiry-based science learning experiences
  • Receive materials and activities included in the Ocean Sciences Sequence (OSS) curriculum on Climate Change developed by UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Become familiar with and utilize Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to foster “three dimensional” learning through Cross Cutting Concepts, Core Disciplinary Ideas, and Science and Engineering Practices.

What you will receive: 

21 STEM Clock Hours (free)

Ocean Sciences Sequence curriculum

$100 stipend upon implementation in classroom

Inexpensive housing options available in Padilla Bay’s guesthouse.

Questions? Email: Susan Wood, swood@padillabay.gov

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 23 July 2021. More information.

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