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eesmarts Election Day Professional Development - Climate Change for Middle School
Climate Change for Middle School - Educators will be introduced to the natural cycles that occur on Earth and our solar system including the carbon cycle and sunspot activity, how these cycles affect populations, and how humans may affect natural cycles. Educators will examine evidence from the past through proxies such as tree rings, cherry tree blossoms, and ice core data. Topics such as the Albedo Effect; climate and ecosystems; and invasive species will be presented.
Objectives
NGSS PE: MS-LS2-4, MS-ESS1-4, MS-ESS2-6, MS-ESS3-3, MS-ESS3-5
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Sponsors Energize Connecticut?, Eversource and United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, and Southern Connecticut Gas, subsidiaries of Avangrid, are hosting an eesmarts™ virtual professional development workshops on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022. This workshop is open to any Connecticut formal or informal educator. All workshops, which are offered at no cost, provide inquiry-based lessons which align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Math and English Language Arts. 

eesmarts™, an energy efficiency and renewable energy education program, funded by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund. Through its K-12 lesson materials, eesmarts helps educators and schools teach the importance of becoming energy smart.  All eesmarts workshops provide no-cost professional development and Next Generation Science Standards aligned curriculum on energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and electricity.  Any questions please contact us at eesmarts@energizect.com.

Technology requirements for full course participation are:    

  • Laptop, desktop, or tablet computer
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Web browser
  • Audio input/output
  • Recommended: Webcam 

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Schedule(s):
Online MeetingDateStart TimeEnd TimeTitleLocationAddressRoomInstructor
Zoom Meeting 11/08/20229:00AM12:00PMeesmarts Election Day Professional Development - Climate Change for Middle School Zoom MeetingONLINE VIRTUAL MEETING Connecticut 
 
Karin Jakubowski View Bio
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