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This network is for educators of all grade levels, subjects, and educational settings from across the country to connect informally on climate change education! We meet virtually to discuss climate-fiction books, movies, articles, teaching, learning, and current events.

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#TeachClimate Network Meeting 4

Thursday, January 30
7:00 p.m. CST

Join us virtually on Thurs. Jan. 30th at 7pm CST for this month’s gathering! We will be discussing the themes of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and science teaching, cultural ways of knowing, and respectful and purposeful land acknowledgements.

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To prepare for this meeting, we invite you to read a few articles and webpages.
Articles:
1. Weaving Traditional Ecological Knowledge into Biological Education: A Call to Action by Robin Kimmerer
2. STEM Teaching Tools: Teaching STEM in Ways that Respect and Build Upon Indigenous People’s rights

Webpages:
1. Check out this Pinterest board from STEM Education with resources for Indigenous Knowledge and Science Teaching
2. Research the Indigenous people who are native to where you live, many of whom still live there. A good tool to use as a starting point is this map. We will share at the meeting what we learned!

Bonus Points:
Read Robin Kimmerer’s book, Braiding Sweetgrass. We encourage you all to get your hands on this book at some point! Check it out for future reading opportunities, and a resource you can go back to time and time again.

COP 25

#TeachClimate Network Meeting 3

Thurs. Dec. 12
11:20 a.m. CST

This month we are focusing on the international climate negotiations with an inside look at COP25 in Madrid, Spain! We invite you to join in with your classroom or as an individual. We will be talking about how climate change impacts immigration through the book, Exodus by Julie Bertagna, and these articles:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/30/migrant-caravan-causes-climate-change-central-america
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/11/rising-seas-force-marshall-islands-relocate-elevate-artificial-islands/

#TeachClimate Network Meeting 2

Tuesday, Nov. 19
7:00 p.m. CST

Join our virtual meeting to discuss the book, The Hour of the Bees, by Lindsay Eagar. Sign up on the form below, and we will send out an email with a link to join the meeting.

#TeachClimate Network Meeting 1

Tuesday, October 22
7:00 p.m. CDT- Sign up for the #TeachClimate Network in the form below to receive the Zoom link to join the virtual meeting.

Watch the documentary film, The Biggest Little Farm, and we will use it to guide our discussion!
Available to rent on Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, Vudu, and Google Play. Trailer:

Past meeting recordings:


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