Educator Resources


GLBRC's Education and Outreach Educator Resources

Educator Resources

November 14, 2016

Global climate change is a serious problem that requires the involvement of a scientifically literate public to solve. But what does the public understand about this complex issue and its relationship to the combustion of fossil fuels?

We have been investigating this question by studying...

November 22, 2013

Our society is currently having serious debates about sources of energy and global climate change. But do students (and the public) have the requisite knowledge to engage these issues as informed citizenry? The learning progressions research summarized here indicates that only 10% of high school...

July 31, 2013

In this report, we help teachers understand and prepare for the expected changes in science education described in the Framework and Standards. We examine more closely the dimensions and new emphases in the expectations for K-­12 science laid out in these documents and describe how GLBRC...