Teaching the outdoor, urban class of my dreams

Tim Chase teaches science to middle school students at Murray Junior High in Saint Paul, MN.  This is his story about teaching the class of his dreams: an urban environmental sciences class at a local outdoor classroom.  He used the Will Steger Foundation’s Minnesota’s Changing Climate curriculum and online classroom to help make his dream […]

Registration Open for 2013 Summer Institutes!

Registration is open! For our 2013 Summer Institutes, check out more info below:   Energy Education Minnesota’s Changing Climate Audubon Center of the North Woods   Sandstone, MN June 16-18, 2013 Turn on your teaching with the 2013 Summer Institute for Energy Education. Made possible by generous support from MN Center for Energy and the Environment, […]

Climate Lesson Update: January 2013

“Cold enough for ya?” Weather in 2012 was wild by any measure, giving Minnesotan’s plenty easy conversation starters in the break room at work. Though the Mississippi River did not shut down from the midwest drought as feared, it is confirmed: 2012 was the warmest year on record for the United States. And weather and […]

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Updates, May 25

We are happy to announce that Minnesota’s Changing Climate received the Environmental Education Award at the 2012 Environmental Initiative Awards! Thanks to all of our partners who made this work possible! As the school year is winding down and you are looking back on all you have accomplished this year, please share your thoughts on […]

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Updates, April 27

Happy Spring! As many of you plan action projects this spring, share your plans with us! As always, feel free to contact us with any questions. New City School submitted this creative PSA for the Parks Climate Challenge: Last week, the first White House Summit on Environmental Education was held. Read Richard Louv’s reflections on […]

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 […]