Monday 13 August 2018
Sustainability and Climate Change Summer Institute Teacher Training 8/13-8/15

Sustainability and Climate Change Summer Institute Teacher Training - 08/13/2018 - 08/15/2018
Attention 4th - 12th grade SDP Educators!
Beat the heat this summer and sign up for the GreenFutures three day Sustainability & Climate Change Summer Institute Teacher Training!
Register in PD planner (Activity Number: GreenFutures-105)
Do you want to bring climate change education to your classroom that includes local and relevant resources?  Are you looking for ways make climate change connections to specific content areas?  Perhaps you just want to learn more about climate science and communication.  Then this three day workshop is for you!  Learn how to teach students about climate change at a local level including issues such as Education for Sustainability, systems thinking, calculating carbon footprints, green infrastructure and climate change communication.
For more information and to register for this event, click here.
The event will include an introduction to climate change science and whole school sustainability, a screening of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Sequel, and interactive sessions led by experts in climate science and education for sustainability.

Topics include:

  • Climate change communication strategies
  • Carbon footprints
  • Life cycle of a chicken nugget
  • Understanding the urban watershed, then & now
  • Exploring climate change through art
  • Interactive lessons and much more!

This three day interdisciplinary workshop will take place at the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Fairmount Water Works.  Lunch will be provided and The National Wildlife Federation is providing $150 visa gift cards to SDP educators attending the three day workshop.  Participants will also be eligible to apply for $500 mini-grant to support a climate action project at their school.
Who should attend? 4th-12th grade District Teachers (All Content Areas)
Locations: The Franklin Institute, The Fairmount Water Works &The Art Museum
Dates: 08/13/2018 - 08/15/2018         Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Free parking vouchers will be provided to participants
The GPS address of the parking garage entrance is:
271 North 21st
Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

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