CREC: Capitol Region Education Council
eesmarts - Middle School/High School Climate Change for Grades 6-12
Educators will be introduced to activities involving Earth's natural cycles including the carbon cycle and how Earth's climate has changed over time. They will look at evidence from the past through the study of proxies such as foraminifera, ice core data, and cherry tree blossoms. Other topics include the Albedo Effect, and phenology. Educators will also consider the impact of humans on the environment and what can be done to lessen harmful effects.

Eversource, United Illuminating, and EnergizeCT, are proud to sponsor 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

Technology requirements for full course participation are:    

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

Detailed Information 
Online MeetingDateStart TimeEnd TimeTitleLocationAddressRoomInstructor
Zoom Meeting 07/20/20239:00AM1:00PMeesmarts - Middle School/High School Climate Change for Grades 6-12 Zoom MeetingONLINE VIRTUAL MEETINGConnecticutZoom
Karin Jakubowski View Bio
Kathleen Brooks View Bio