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April 16, 2018 - 1:00 am to 11:59 pm
August 13, 2018 - 8:00 am to August 15, 2018 - 4:30 pm
Duke Farms1112 Dukes Pkwy W, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
$150 fee includes all course materials, orientation dinner and on-site housing (August 12-16, 2018) for the first eight registered participants.
Weather, climate, and sustainable actions are prominent in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Let the 2,700 acre Duke Farms property serve as your living laboratory and source of inspiration for exciting new lessons on these topics. Participating K-12 educators, administrators and non-formal educators will conduct hands-on outdoor fieldwork, hear lectures from NJ and national experts, and develop NGSS-aligned lesson plans that bring the concepts of climate change and sustainability to life for students.
1. The processes that lead to climate change
2. How human activity contributes to climate change
3. Local and global impacts of climate change
4. Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies
5. Sustainable actions within educational institutions