Board on Science Education
Thursday, August 21, 2014 
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Higher Education

Informal, Afterschool, and Public Engagement

Information and Communication Technology


Standards and Assessment

Policy and Program Reviews

Commissioned Papers
Climate Change Education Roundtable


August 31-September 1, 2011 Workshop on K-14 Education


Bora Simmons

Climate Change Education in K-12: Teacher Preparation, Understanding, Needs and Concerns


Roberta Johnson
Susan M. Buhr
Tom Marcinkowski


October 20, 2010 Workshop on Goals and Audiences


Bill Solecki
Sherrie Forrest and Jeremy Flattau

Sociological Perspective Climate Change Education Audiences


Aaron McCright
Susan Clayton
Elaine Andrews
Heidi Cullen
Matt Nisbet

 Climate Change Education for Faith Based Groups


Greg Hitzhusen
Kevin Coyle

These papers were commissioned for two workshops on climate change education.  The first workshop, held on October 20, 2010, focused on goals and audiences. The second workshop, held on August 31-September 1, 2011, focused on education in formal settings in grades K-14.  Both of the these workshops were funded by the National Science Foundation. 
Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.
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