Climate Change Workshops for K-8 Teachers – Aug 26-28, 2009 in Monmouth Oregon

Want to know more about global climate change?

What: Global Climate Change Institute for Teachers: Elementary and Middle level
Where: Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Elementary: Wed and Thurs Aug 26, 27
Middle (6-8): Thurs and Fri Aug 27,28
Time: 8:30-4 pm each day
Cost: FREE! Includes snacks and lunch. Your only cost is if you want one graduate credit ($50) or if you choose to stay overnight (limited housing in WOU dorms available with advance notice).

What to expect:
-Gain an understanding of what global climate change is and how it will impact the Pacific Northwest
-Explore ways your school and students can initiate changes to reduce your school’s carbon footprint.
-Learn how Global Climate change curriculum connects with national and Oregon’s new state science standards
-Participate in lessons and hands-on activities suitable for use in elementary or middle level classrooms
-Receive copies of the lessons
-Examine children’s books that can be integrated with the global climate change curriculum

Limit: 32 K-5 elementary and 24 middle school teachers
For more information contact: Dr. William Schoenfeld or Dr. Adele Schepige at

Funded by NASA through a grant to Earth & Space Research ( ). Additional support from WOU and the NASA/Oregon Space Grant Consortium.

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