Free Online Climate Workshops For Elementary and Middle School Students
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Sign up for free online climate workshops taught by high school students covering a range of topics in an engaging, interactive way with many games, unique activities and time for discussions and questions.
The workshops run through July and August on Wednesdays from 4PM - 5PM EST and Saturdays from 11AM - 12PM EST.
July Workshops (All times are EST):
Intro to Climate Change July 7th @4PM: Define climate change, learn about the greenhouse effect with a drawing activity, learn about renewable energy, and finally wrap up with actions you can take.
Climate Policy July 10th @11AM: Reviews common climate policies around the globe, how students can advocate for them, and do a climate policy simulation where students pretend to be legislators.
Health and Climate July 14th @4PM: Pretend to be reporters discussing the Flint Michigan water crisis and an activity on why people with health conditions are disproportionately affected.
Redlining and Climate July 17th @11AM: Basic history of redlining and how it connects to climate change through a news reporter activity and redlining edition game of life.
August Workshops (All times are EST):
Fast Fashion August 4th @4PM: Teaches students about the fast fashion industry through a DIY mask making & trivia activities
The Science Behind Climate Change August 7th @11AM: Learn about climate science through a map activity and conversations about the world around us.
Climate Justice Monopoly August 11th @4PM: Learn about climate justice through playing a unique monopoly game.
Why There's Resistance To Climate Action August 14th @11AM: Learn about climate psychology and initial cost through conversations and team activities.
Learn more at https://www.springforwardclimate.org/summer-workshops
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