Lessons About Climate Change Pose Many Challenges for Science Teachers
Vanishing glaciers, rising sea levels, ravenous droughts. The natural world today offers a broad—and dire—catalog of scientific phenomena for teachers wanting to craft classroom lessons on the topic of climate change.
As public concern about global warming increases, teachers are carving out a larger place for those issues in science classes, particularly at the high school level.
Yet educators also say they face challenges in finding accurate and student-friendly classroom activities and lessons on the topic, partly because textbooks and other materials have not caught up to a growing body of scientific...
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