This project is developing inquiry-based, lab-focused, online Climate Change EarthLabs modules as a context for ongoing research into how high school students grasp change over time in the Earth System on multiple time scales. This project examines the challenges to high-school students' understanding of Earth's complex systems, operating over various temporal and spatial scales, and by developing research-based insights into effective educational tools and approaches that support learning about climate change and Earth Systems Science.
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I have a BS in engineering and did structural design for three years before deciding to change careers. After earning an MS in education I taught at the elementary and middle school levels for 24 years. For the past 15 years I have been developing science curriculum materials, supporting teacher professional development, ad managing professional development projects. I have been working at TERC in Cambridge, MA since 2001.