Course Announcement: EtS-AK Mini-Course, October 21st, 2016 - Earth to Sky Returns to Alaska for this One-Day Event
Free Climate Science and Communication Mini-Course!
What’s currently going on with climate change in Alaska, and how do we best engage audiences on climate issues? If you’ve been wondering about these and similar questions, save-the-date October 21st, and join the Earth to Sky interagency partnership for an in-person mini-course in Fairbanks, with our partners from NASA, National Park Service, and many other agencies and organizations. Join us!
- Meet with world-class scientists and communicators and explore the best practices and latest insights into understanding/responding to changing climate
- Hear about the latest research being conducted by the NASA Arctic Boreal and Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) Campaign in Canada and Alaska
- Learn tips on climate communication from experienced Earth to Sky alumni
- Explore new tools, including citizen science activities and stunning visual resources from NASA
- Discover useful online resources to help develop your understanding of and ability to communicate about climate
- Become part of a statewide community of engaged educators, working on the best ways to communicate about climate with audiences, both on-site and virtually
- Outline your own customized plan for presenting a climate program or designing a product for use at your work site
And best of all, learn how to stay connected to these scientists and communicators over time. You’re not alone in your efforts - and here’s proof there’s lots of help available!
Target Audience: Federal, State, Municipal, Non-profit and private organization communicators, school educators, and anyone interested in climate literacy. Participation by partners and collaborators is especially encouraged.
What: ETS@AK Mini-course 2016
When: Friday, October 21st, 2016
Where: Fairbanks, Alaska - at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center
No Tuition Fee
For more info or to add your name to our email list of those interested, Contact:
John Morris Earth to Sky - Alaska Coordinator
16542 Marcus Street
Eagle River, AK 99577
Lead, Earth to Sky Interagency Partnership
Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Office: (301) 614-6669 or (410) 480-0718