MADECLEAR

Maryland and Delaware Climate Change Education Assessment and Research


Please refer to the Events list below for upcoming MADE CLEAR climate change themed professional learning opportunities for educators.

MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop

Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
May 20, 2017
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Climate Change Solutions, with a focus on student action projects

Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, at Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD

RSVP by May 7

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Teacher to Teacher, Climate Change Conference

Towson University, Towson, MD
June 28, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


There are currently no ongoing events.

MADE CLEAR Climate Change Education Workshop

McDaniel College
February 25, 2017
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Climate Change Impacts: Collecting and Using Data as Evidence in Support of Cause-Effect Flowcharts

Use the website link below to RSVP by February 8.

snow date: Sat, March 11, 2017; 9:30-3:00

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Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education Conference

Sheraton, Towson, MD
February 2, 2017 9:00 am to February 5, 2017 4:00 pm

Conference theme: INVESTIGATE & CREATE: THE SCIENCE & ART OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

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Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association Conference

Hyatt Place, Dewey Beach, DE
November 4, 2016 9:00 am to November 6, 2016 5:00 pm

There are plans for a climate change track at this conference. Check their website for details.

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Maryland Association of Science Teachers (MAST) Conference

JHU Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD
October 21, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The conference agenda is not released yet, but there will likely be a couple of climate change sessions.

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Farm to Table-MADE CLEAR Climate Change Series Workshop


May 24, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We have scheduled the last webinar of the 2015-16 MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop Series. Farm to Table: How climate change is impacting what we eat and drink will be held on Tuesday evening, May 24, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

We will hear from two representatives of the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension office about climate change impacts on agriculture in our region, Jennifer Volk and Gordon Johnson.

We would also like to discuss any experiences you have had teaching students or the general public about food and climate change. In advance of the webinar, you may want to check out the following articles and resources.

If you would like to join the webinar on May 24, please contact Melissa Rogers at mrogers@ca.umces.edu by May 20th. 

Suggested Pre-webinar Reading:


Climate Change and the Ocean-MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop Series

University of Delaware, Newark
February 27, 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday workshop

Learn about the connections between ocean currents and global climate and how a warming world impacts them both. Hands-on activities will include density-driven currents and ocean acidification.

Snow date: March 12


UN Climate Conference Summary-MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop Series


December 14, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday evening Webinar

Summary of UN Climate Change Conference in Paris: How the world views climate change.


Preparing for a Warming World-MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop Series


November 17, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday evening Webinar

Preparing for a Warming World: How the US military is taking action. And how you can, too.

Learn about US Army Corps of Engineers climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts at home and abroad.


Using Models-MADE CLEAR Climate Change Workshop Series

Parks and People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Ave.
October 24, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday workshop

Using Models to Understand the Greenhouse Effect and Global Climate Change

Hear speakers from NASA GSFC / Johns Hopkins University. Try out hands-on activities. Hear how your peers are teaching about climate change.


MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session VI

TBD
August 4, 2015 9:30 am to August 5, 2015 3:30 pm

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session V

TBD
July 22, 2015
9:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session IV

TBD
July 6, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session IIII

TBD
June 23, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Teacher Professional Development on Climate Change II

701 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202
May 16, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Weather and Climate Day

Baltimore National Aquarium
May 16, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

An eventful afternoon of educational activites and fun for kids of all ages, their families, and their teachers. 

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session III

TBD
May 9, 2015
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session II

TBD
April 30, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy Session

TBD
April 25, 2015
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Preservice Teacher Workshop

Delaware State University
April 18, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


National Science Teachers Association National Conference

McCormick Place West, 2301 South Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60616
March 12, 2015 7:00 am to March 15, 2015 12:00 pm

MADE CLEAR team members will be presenting 5 sessions on climate change education. 

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Teacher Professional Development on Climate Change

701 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202
March 7, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Climate Science In-Person Professional Development Session II

St. Jones Reserve 818 Kitts Hummock Road Dover, DE 19901
March 29, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Teachers will reconvene in-person for a half day professional development session with MADE CLEAR staff and researchers. Host site for the second of two in-person sessions is to be determined. A location in Dover, DE will be chosen. Topics will include assessment, resources, and instructional practices. 

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Climate Science In-Person Professional Development Session I

University of Maryland, Baltimore; 620 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, MD 21201
November 16, 2013
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Teachers will reconvene in-person for a half day professional development session with MADE CLEAR staff and researchers. University of Maryland, Baltimore will host the first of two in-person sessions. Topics will include assessment, resources, and instructional practices. 


North American Association for Environmental Education Conference

The Baltimore Convention Center One West Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
October 9, 2013 9:00 am to October 12, 2013 5:00 pm

Since 1972, the NAAEE conference has convened top educators, government officials, researchers, nonprofit and community groups, environmental experts, corporations, and others. With the shared mission of advancing environmental education throughout society—from schoolrooms to board rooms and community centers to zoos and museums—attendees discuss how environmental education can achieve environmental goals, as well as be a conduit to STEM education, a springboard for civic engagement, and a tool for current and future generations to make sense of the world around them.

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MADE CLEAR Climate Academies

Virden Center, University of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road Lewes, DE
July 14, 2013 2:00 pm to April 19, 2013 5:00 pm

Consider joining us on a five-day professional development experience on climate change and its solutions led by experts in climate science and educational researchers. You will explore the science of climate change through activities, inquiry, and small group work on curriculum. Our goal is to bring the science to you in a way that is meaningful, place-based, and centered around best practices in climate science and science education.  We will provide opportunities for structured planning and reflection in both individual and group work settings. You will leave with resources to use in the classroom.


MAEOE Maryland Green Schools Youth Summit

Sandy Point State Park, 1100 East College Parkway Annapolis, MD
May 31, 2013
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn about climate change and what you can do about it from MADE CLEAR staff educators and scientists.


Maryland Day

University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD
April 27, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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George Melendez Wright Climate Change Youth Initiative

12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD

The internship program provides undergraduate and beginning graduate students a chance to work among national park staff and partners to help find solutions to the unique challenges of climate change. These opportunities are designed to complement and enhance the intern's formal education through hands-on experience, and introduce them to the National Park Service as a potential place to make a career. Through the intern's work, parks are able to understand, adapt, mitigate, and communicate about climate change.

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