Designing for Climate Change

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How can we empower students to affirmatively address future climate challenges? How do we address challenging topics like climate change with students? Students are best able to learn about climate change and human impact when the problem is presented as “solvable”. Join us at the Bronx Zoo to explore how teachers can use engineering design projects to introduce human impact science content. We will model engineering projects and discuss designing and facilitating projects in the classroom. Participants will also have the opportunity to plan a learning experience to take back to their classroom, making connections between real world problems and the New York State Science Learning Standards.

Location: Bronx Zoo
Date & Time: June 4, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price: $50 (includes lunch)
Course is eligible for: 6 CTLE Hours

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For more information about On-Site Professional Development, please contact: teacherinfo@wcs.org or (718) 220-5136


Meet Your Instructor

Daniel O'Shoney

Daniel is passionate about creating a culture of high-quality, student-centered science education in New York City. As a former middle school science and high school chemistry teacher, Daniel is committed to providing professional development opportunities that are meaningful and applicable for teachers working in a variety of grade levels and settings. His goal as a Coordinator for Professional Development at the Wildlife Conservation society is to help teachers bring science to life for their students using resources available right here in New York City.

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