Teaching climate change and ocean acidification

Date: Thursdays, 12-26 May 2022 – 4:00-6 pm – via Zoom

Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022 – 8:30 am-4:00 pm – onsite at Padilla Bay

About this event:

A free “blended” professional development workshop for middle and high school teachers

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 .

What you will receive:

  • Free Clock hour credit – up to 15 hours. (STEM credits if you attend all 4 Zoom sessions)
  • Ocean Sciences Sequence curriculum ($200 value)
  • $200 stipend for classroom implementation


  • May 12 – Understanding the Causes and Effects of Climate Change
  • May 14 – Field investigation/climate change and eelgrass/local data
  • May 19 – Exploring ocean acidification with global and local data
  • May 26 – Following Carbon Flows and digging into Climate solutions

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

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Eventbrite, 10 May 2022. More information.

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