Educators Publish Free Workbook to Help Instructors Teach Climate Change Science

Sunset and smoke over ocean to illustrate climate change

By Eric Hamilton

The Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has published a free climate science workbook intended to provide tools high school and college teachers can use to help their students understand the evidence of global warming and climate change and the human activities that cause them.

The online workbook integrates existing curriculum subjects in science courses — such as heat, light, energy, and acids and bases — into a discussion of the properties and effects of greenhouse gases, especially climate warming and ocean acidification.

“Global warming is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced,” says Bassam Shakhashiri, UW–Madison professor of chemistry and director of the science literacy center. “Our hope is that all students learn to understand and appreciate the importance of taking responsibility and stewardship for their local communities and the whole planet we inhabit.”…

Read the full article, Educators Publish Free Workbook to Help Instructors Teach Climate Change Science, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison News page.

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