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Students Get Outside With Will Steger

On November 10, Will Steger visited two metro area schools and spoke to them about his experiences in the Arctic, the importance of observation and keeping journals and the effects of climate change. The first visit was to Crosby Farm Park with middle school students from Friends School of Minnesota. Students did tree coring and […]

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Updates, November 3

Will Steger’s school visits will begin next week with visits to Friends School of Minnesota and Salem Hills Elementary. Later this month, he will be visiting Roseville Middle School and MetroTech Career Academy. We are looking forward to these visits and will be posting about them on this Climate Lessons blog. There have been 3 […]

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Updates, October 18

Many educators who attended our Summer Institute expressed an interest in having access to Mary Spivey’s informative presentation about climate change and Minnesota’s biomes. We now have a video available of her presentation if you would like to review it, it is embedded below. Mary Spivey’s PowerPoint presentation from the Summer Institute is also available […]

Climate Literacy Workshop: NAAEE 2011

On October 12 representatives from the Climate Literacy Network came together to provide an all day workshop at the North American Association for Environmental Education Conference.  The workshop, Climate Change Education:  Science, Solutions, Inspiration, and Empowerment, gave participants an introduction to climate science, common climate change misconceptions, educational materials educators can use to integrate climate […]

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Update

We are loving the fall photos that are coming in from students in your classrooms!  Make sure to check out the observations page daily to see all the new submissions.  If you just want to see images, click on the image tag on the righthand side.  Visit the page now. We are busy this month […]