When:Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where:Columbia Memorial Space Center, Downey, California
Target Audience:Teachers for grades 5 -12
With Earth Day coming up, teachers will explore several activities that bring current climate science research into the classroom and help students polish their skills in reading and interpreting graphs. Participants will explore how NASA is tracking the effects of climbing carbon dioxide levels, sea level and global temperatures.
- Pre-registration is required.
- This workshop is FREE for all pre-service and fully credentialed teachers.
- Participants are required to bring in their teacher or student ID the day of the workshop.
- Lunch will be provided.
This free workshop is offered through the City of Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center, a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, in partnership with NASA/JPL Education.
Can't attend the workshop? Explore these standards-aligned lessons online!
Graphing Global Temperature Trends
Students use global temperature data to create models and compare short-term trends to long-term trends.
Time 1-2 hrs
Graphing Sea-Level Trends
In this activity, students will use sea-level rise data to create models and compare short-term trends to long-term trends. They will then determine whether sea-level rise is occurring based on the data.
Time 1-2 hrs
Climate Science Lesson Collection
Explore activities and lessons from NASA/JPL Edu all about climate science.