SOCAN Climate in the Classroom Project in Action

Education is one of SOCAN’s most important actvities.  The Climate in the Classroom Project, led by Mary Ehlers, was in action on Monday August 8th at the Southern Oregon Regional Environmental Education Leaders’ August Institute for regional teachers.  Mary Ehlers, Liese Murphree, Alan Journet, Kathy Conway, and Catherine Keys were on hand to provide information durng the Resource Fair on what SOCAN has to offer (pictured above).  They also offered an interactive three hour workshop to help teachers better understand the basic science concepts of global warming and climate change.  This workshop will be offered again at the end of September in a pared down (75 minute) version during the Annual Conference if the Environmental Education Association of Oregon at Suttle Lake Camp near Bend.Kathy COnway introduced the program

IMG_4413 August Institute 2016 Workshop compressed

Participants worked on interactive projects in small mixed grade and single grade level groups

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