July 2011 Climate Literacy Ambassadors Workshop


2011 ESIP Teacher Workshop
Sant Fe New Mexico

Tuesday July 12th

8:30 – Welcome, Introductions & Workshop Overview
9:00 – Climate Change 101 and Climate Knowledge for Action
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/SSEC, UW-Madison
10:00 – Break
10:30 – How do we understand climate?
LuAnn Dahlman, NOAA Climate Program Office
11:15 - Classroom activities and interactive web tools to explore the Earth Carbon Cycle
Tommy Jasmin, CIMSS/SSEC, UW-Madison

12:00 – Lunch

1:00 to 1:45 Two concurrent sessions
Using SEDAC TerraViva! to Analyze Earth Science Data
Robert R. Downs, CIESIN, Columbia University
Using web GIS tool to explore Bioenergy resources
Presenters: Ranyee Chiang & Rahul Ramachandran, DOE

1:45 to 2:30 Two concurrent sessions

The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Pathway
Collection and Community
Tamara Ledley, Climate Literacy Network
Finding and using map and data services for data intensive science teaching
Karl Benedict, EDAC/University of New Mexico

2:30 to 3:00 Break

3:00 to 3:45 - Two concurrent sessions
Annette Schloss, University of New Hampshire
Real-Time Science Collaboration, Connecting Scientists & their Data with Students
Rafael Ameller, StormCenter Communications, Inc.
3:45 to 4:30 - - Two concurrent sessions
Observing the Earth and Visualizing the Future
John Moore, Einstein Fellow, NSF Geosciences
Utilizing the Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
Tyler Stevens, NASA

4:30 - Adjourn

Wednesday July 13th

8:30 – Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Overview
Erin Robinson, ESIP
9:00 – Communicating Climate Change: Perfecting your elevator speech & responding to concerned parents
Margaret Mooney & LuAnn Dahlman
9:45 - Break
10:00 – Taking it back to the classroom (divide into 2 groups, middle & high school)
10:30 – Report back from break-outs & General Share-a-thon
11:15 - Staying Connected with the ESIP Wiki
Becky Reid, Santa Barbara School District
11:45 – Evaluations and stipend paperwork

NOON- Lunch

AFTERNOON – ESIP Plenary or BLM Geology Field Trip 1 to 4pm – transportation is limited  
5:00 – ESIP Poster Session and Reception