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Friday, July 30 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Can You Spot the BS? Tips for Combating Scientific Misinformation in the Classroom

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Have you ever been asked by a student, parent, or colleague, “Is that really true? I’ve heard/seen something different on the news” Attempting to teach about a subject that has become as controversial as climate change has can be INCREDIBLY challenging, especially when you don’t feel like you have adequate answers or information for students. Come join Climate Generation educator Seth Spencer and of course OTHER educators, as we dive into how to respond to questions about climate science or climate solutions, and how to connect students with HIGH QUALITY climate science data and information.

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Seth Spencer (he/him)

Teach Climate Network Coordinator, Climate Generation
Seth joined Climate Generation in 2020 and coordinates the Teach Climate Network, helping the education program to create powerful professional development opportunities for educators across the country. He recently returned to his home state of Minnesota after five years in coastal... Read More →

Friday July 30, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT