[NHDOE-ETNews] ET News: New Searchable, Free Teaching Resources on Climate and Energy in the CLEAN Collection Grades K-16
Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Mon Jul 21 11:19:57 EDT 2014
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ITEM: New Searchable, Free Teaching Resources on Climate and Energy in the CLEAN Collection Grades K-16
Looking for well-vetted resources on climate and energy literacy for the classroom?CLEAN has just launched a brand new, searchable portal of online learning activities, videos and visualizations on climate and energy.
The Brand New CLEAN Portal<http://cleanet.org/index.html> offers the following resources and support:
1. The CLEAN search engine<http://cleanet.org/clean/educational_resources/index.html> directs you to online activities, videos, and visualizations on climate and energy that are searchable by grade level, topic, and resource type. These resources have been reviewed by scientists and educators for accuracy and classroom effectiveness and provide additional insight and guidance on using the materials.
2. Join the vibrant CLEAN Network<http://cleanet.org/clean/community/cln/index.html> email list for updates on educational policies and science, discussions with experts, conference & workshop announcements, and weekly telecons (Tuesdays at 1 pm ET). Join the CLEAN Network email list by contacting joincleannetwork at cleanet.org.
3. Follow the CLEAN team on facebook<https://www.facebook.com/CLEANET> or twitter<https://twitter.com/ClimateLit> to see featured resources from the CLEAN Portal as well as climate extensions to help you stay up-to-date on the latest climate and energy literacy news!
4. CLEAN's guidance on teaching climate<http://cleanet.org/clean/literacy/climate_lit.html> and energy science<http://cleanet.org/clean/literacy/energy_lit.html> provides a set of essential principles to frame the science and inform your teaching strategies. Learn more about these scientific principles, why they are important and challenging to learn, strategies for teaching age groups, and get directed to relevant activities, videos, and visualizations for each principle.
CLEAN Principal Investigators:
Dr. Tamara S. Ledley, TERC, Cambridge, MA
Dr. Susan B. Sullivan, University of Colorado, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), Boulder, CO
Dr. Cathy Manduca, Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College, Northfield, MN
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