Archive: Science Update: Making Climate Science Matter: Expanding the Use and Reach of the Fifth National Climate Assessment, May 2, 2024

The National Climate Assessment is a major scientific report developed by several government agencies that describes climate change in the United States. This session will highlight the science found in the report, and then explore resources that support introducing the NCA5 to non-scientific audiences through the NCA5 Educator's Guide. Learn from an NCA5 author about the key findings and messages around climate change impacts and solutions, as well as the process of creating the report.

The Climate Energy and Literacy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Team will then introduce a guide that connects the information in the report to teaching guidance and resources. The presenters will describe how the new design and updates to the guide make it a powerful tool for education and outreach professionals and how to support their efforts in classrooms, communities, and beyond.

All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "Climate science is not going away anytime soon, and it's good to see that resources have been planned to help teach about it in the classroom."
  • "I didn't know about the climate assessment. I enjoyed learning about this resource and hope to use it in the classroom."
  • "That there are tons of resources and lessons available!!"

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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