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The Climate Science Teacher Institute - Summer 2014 - 03.21.2014

The Climate Science Teacher Institute
a seven-day workshop on Climate Change on June 18 – 20 and 23 – 26, 2014 (daily from 10am – 4:30pm, the program does not meet over the weekend) at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology on Moku o Lo‘e (Coconut Island) in Kaneohe, Oahu. This seminar is oriented towards high school science teachers who want to get a solid foundation in climate science and learn how to better communicate climate change to their students. The material is focused on how the Earth's climate functions, how scientists study and model climate change, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems, in particular coral reefs. Content will be aligned to Hawai'i Content and Performance Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. Click here (PDF, 254 KB) for a flyer with more information or visit Climate Science Teacher Institute. The Climate Science Teacher Institute is organized by the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) and the Centers for Ocean Sciences Educational Excellence (COSEE Island Earth) with support from the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL). Participating teachers will receive a $350 stipend. Applications will be accepted until April 18 and participation is limited to 20 teachers. Please contact Annick Cros if you have any questions.

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