Climate Literacy: Strategies for Talking About Controversial Issues Outside of the Classroom / Preparing Climate Literate K-12 Teachers and Students I Posters

Monday, 15 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Frank Niepold III, NOAA Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States and Ingrid Zabel, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  Nick Haddad, TERC, Cambridge, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  Frank Niepold III, NOAA Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States, Ingrid Zabel, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY, United States and Raluca Ellis, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ingrid Zabel, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Walk the Talk: Teachers as Leaders in Climate Change Education
Janet Warburton1, Sarah Bartholow1 and Angela Larson2, (1)ARCUS, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Goldstream Group, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Personal, Informal and Relatable: Engaging Wide Audiences in Climate Science with Nasa's Earth Right Now Blog
Laura F Tenenbaum, Holly Shaftel and Randal Jackson, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States
High School Teachers and Students Knowledge and Views about Climate Change, a Nice NASA Example
Robert E Bleicher, California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA, United States and Julie Lee Lambert, Florida Atlantic University, Key Biscayne, FL, United States
Sciencetogo.Org: Using Humor to Engage a Public Audience with the Serious Issue of Climate Change
David Scott Lustick1, Jill Lohmeier1, Robert F Chen2, David Rabkin3 and Rick Wilson4, (1)University of Massachusetts Lowell, Education, Lowell, MA, United States, (2)University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, United States, (3)Museum of Science, Boston, MA, United States, (4)Texas State University San Marcos, Communication, San Marcos, TX, United States
Preparing Teachers to Support the Development of Climate Literate Students
Nick Haddad1, Tamara S Ledley1, Katherine Kelly Ellins2, Erin Weeks Bardar1, Elizabeth Youngman3, Candace Dunlap1, Jeff Lockwood1, Alison S Mote4, Karen McNeal5, Julie C Libarkin6, Susan E Lynds7 and Anne U Gold8, (1)TERC, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)Univ of Texas-Inst for Geophys, Austin, TX, United States, (3)Busy Bee Productions, Sun Valley, ID, United States, (4)The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, Austin, TX, United States, (5)North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States, (6)Michigan State University, Natural Science Building; Department of Geological Sciences, East Lansing, MI, United States, (7)Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (8)CIRES/CU Boulder-Rsrch Lab 2, Boulder, CO, United States
Fight Swack, Adapt to Climate Change or How to Use Humor to Engage the Public in Climate Issues
Raluca Ellis1, Karen Elinich1, Richard Johnson1, Jennifer Fink2 and Joey Crawford2, (1)Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA, United States, (2)Masterminds Agency, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Cultivating a Network For Messaging About Climate Change Across an Urban System
Jill Wertheim, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, United States
Contrasting Controversies: Fracking and Climate Change
Don Duggan-Haas, Ingrid H.H. Zabel and Robert M Ross, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY, United States
Raising Climate Literacy of K-12 Teachers with Datastreme Earth’s Climate System
James A Brey, Ira Geer, Robert S Weinbeck, Elizabeth W. Mills and Kira A. Nugnes, AMS-Education Program, Washington, DC, United States
Climate And Sea Level: It’s In Our Hands Now
Robin E Bell, Margie Turrin and William B F Ryan, Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States
There's an Elephant in the Room! How Talking Around Climate Can Be More Effective Than Talking About Climate
Marijke Unger and Alison Rockwell, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Developing Climate Literate, Pre-service, Middle- and High-school Teachers
Dana E Veron1, Gili Ad-Marbach2, Jane Wolfson3, Gulnihal Ozbay4, Hilary Mead1, Jennifer Merrill1, Asli Sezen3 and Rebecca Fox-Lykens4, (1)University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States, (2)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Towson University, Towson, MD, United States, (4)Delaware State University, Dover, DE, United States
Museums & Mermaids: Bringing Climate Literacy to the Party
Debra Tillinger, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, United States
Who Is Learning About Climate Change in American Schools? An Analysis of Climate Change in Curriculum Standards
Barry W Golden and T.K. Francis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States
Climate Masters of Nebraska: An Action Based Approach to Climate Change Education
Natalie Umphlett, Tonya Bernadt and Tapan Pathak, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
Images of Polar Bears and Penguins, Storms, Deforestation and More - Middle School Students Perceptions of Climate Change 
Sucharita Gopal, Eli K Melaas, Michael Malmrose and Asher Mullokandov, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
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