Teacher Workshops and Educator Opportunities
Environmental MOOCs from UW-MadisonThe University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching six new MOOCs with environmental themes this year! The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) in collaboration with the UW Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) developed a MOOC on the Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region.
Content is on-line and available for viewing through the end of June. Educators are encouraged to download any or all of the video lectures for use in the classroom.
Register for free access to the course content at
Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region
Previous plans to offer professional development credit for taking two MOOCs has been cancelled due to evolving campus policies.
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 July 15th & 16th. Registration is open and more information can be found on this informational flyer.
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.