Cooperative Institute for
Meteorological Satellite Studies
CIMSS

For more information...

  • For more information please contact:
  • Margaret Mooney
    CIMSS/SSEC, UW-Madison
    1225 W. Dayton St.
    Madison, WI 53706
    Phone: 608-265-2123

Teacher Workshops and Educator Opportunities

 

  • MOOCs
  • Environmental MOOCs from UW-Madison

    In 2015 the University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching six new MOOCs with environmental themes. The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) in collaboration with the UW Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) is offering K-12 teachers an opportunity to earn 1 graduate level credit for taking the following two MOOCs and attending a capstone workshop on the UW-Madison campus on Tuesday August 4th.

    Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region (2/23 – 3/31)
                                                      
    Energy and the Earth (6/21-7/18)                                                  

  • STEPS TO EARN 1 CREDIT:

    1. Enroll in Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region
      (before 2/23) http://moocs.wisc.edu/mooc/great-lakes-weather-and-climate/
      Opt to earn a Statement of Accomplishment (SOA)
    2. Register for AOS 509 for 1 credit for the UW-Madison summer semester
      (640 509 001)
    3. Enroll in Energy and the Earth (before 6/21)                                            http://moocs.wisc.edu/mooc/energy-and-the-earth/
      Opt to earn a Statement of Accomplishment (SOA)
    4. Bring both SOAs and attend a workshop on Tuesday August 4th from 9:30am to 4:30pm at the AOSS building on the the UW-Madison campus.

    Download this Informational Flyer (pdf) for more information                                                          

  • ESIP Teacher Workshop

    CIMSS has organized teacher workshops at summer meetings of the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) since 2009. The 2015 ESIP Teacher workshop will take place in Asilimar California in July. Check back after the Spring Equinox for more information.

  • Climate Change Course

    This web-based course on climate change is tailored to middle and high school science teachers. Content is freely available to all. There is also a log in feature to register and work through the course asynchronously before receiving a PDF certificate of completion indicating completion 20 hours of continuing education.