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1.2 million students spend their days in K-12 schools across Washington State. You can ensure they gain the skills and hands-on learning opportunities needed to be successful leaders. Our state depends upon the next generation… And Washington Green Schools is working with you to give them the tools they need to succeed.

Coastal Hazards and a Changing Climate: A Climate Science STEM Seminar (Long Beach, WA)

Oct. 4th, 2019, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm at Adrift Hotel ⋅ Training
Are waves, storms, and floods our new normal? What do we know about how climate change is affecting our coastal communities? What can we do about it? What are the local learning opportunities for students around how climate impacts the Washington coast? Join scientists and researchers investigating climate science topics that explore current research and make connections to local climate-related phenomena. During the second half of the day, teachers will have time to plan activities that will bring climate science learning into their classroom.
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Clark County Fall Educator Training

Oct. 8th, 2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm at Vancouver Community Library ⋅ Training
Join us for the first in a series of professional learning experiences crafted to support Clark County Green Team Leaders this school year! We will kick off the new school year with the annual Clark County Fall Educator Training where you will build a foundation for sustainability at your school.
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Fire and Our Future: A Climate Science STEM Seminar (Stevenson, WA)

Oct. 24th, 2019, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm at Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center and Museum ⋅ Training
Will our summers continue to be choked with smoke? What is the role of climate change in Northwest forest fires? What are the main drivers of wildfire and how to they connect to climate science? How will changes in climate affect seasonal wildfires? Join scientists and researchers investigating climate science topics that explore current research and make connections to local climate-related phenomena. During the second half of the day, teachers will have time to plan activities that will bring climate science learning into their classroom.
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Fire and Our Future: A STEM Seminar

Dec. 10th, 2019, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at Best Western Dayton ⋅ Training
What is the connection between climate change and fires? How will climate impact Eastern Washington communities in the near future? Washington Green Schools and ESD 123 are convening scientists and educators to investigate climate science topics, make connections to local climate-related phenomena like the impact of fires on the shrub steppe, and identify Next Generation Science Standards learning opportunities for K-12 students.
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