“Past, Present and Future Climate Change”

For more than forty years, Wright State University and International Field Studies (IFS) have been in the forefront of providing K-12 teachers and students with the opportunity for experiential science learning.

Now Wright State University and IFS are partnering to provide teacher Climate Change professional development at the IFS Forfar Field Station at Blanket Sound, Andros Island, Bahamas.

Build your capacity to teach climate change topics in your classroom by taking a high quality, low cost week-long professional development course developed by Wright State University and International Field Studies, Inc.

The area around the IFS field station in the Bahamas is a living Earth system science classroom. A record of past and present climate change is recorded in the shallow tropical sea surrounding Andros Island, on the small emergent cay and island outcrops, and in the many “blue hole” environments in the interior of Andros Island.

The Course:

  • Is aligned with the New Generation Science Standards in Climate Change both in content and pedagogical methods.
  • Makes effective use of your time by providing field-based experiences during the summer.
  • Builds your capacity to use student-centered pedagogy and real world events to teach climate change science.

Course Details:

  • Trip Dates: July 21-28, 2018
  • Price is $1,150 and includes lodging, meals, laboratory fees and flight from Nassau to Andros and back.
  • Two graduate semester hours of credit or CEU hours are available for the week-long course at the IFS field station.

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