Earth Day: Climate Literacy for Climate Action

Life skills25 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Learn the definition of climate literacy and why it is important.
Gain access to lessons and activities to be active members of their communities and the motivation to work to address local environmental issues.
Take inspiration from the first ever Earth Day.
Tracey Ann Ritchie PhDHost: Tracey Ritchie is the Director of Education for EARTHDAY.ORG. Tracey holds a PhD from the University of Florida where she focused her research on best practices for climate change education and the utilisation of systems thinking skills to break down academic silos to effectively communicate about the complex nature of environmental issues. She has been an environmental educator for over 15 years working with a wide variety of audiences.

Climate is a growing topic in today's society! This class focuses on the urgent need for climate literacy across all grade levels and academic disciplines. We start with the first Earth Day in 1970 and the evolution of the modern environmental movement. Tracey will review the resources from EARTHDAY.ORG that were developed to help students, educators and parents along the learning spectrum from awareness to action. 

Join Tracey in this Earth Day focused webinar to understand how we can each do our part to be good stewards of the planet not only on Earth Day but every day of the year! To find out more about Earth Day visit their School Program and their Resource Library.

Want to learn more?: Global Climate ChangeBecoming a Global Climate Change OfficerClimatic FactorsGreenhouse Gases

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all educators and students of all ages who inhabit the Planet Earth!

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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