CBTA Spring Symposium: From Grasshoppers to Glaciers
Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (MST)
Colorado Biology Teachers' Association Spring Symposium
CBTA members get discounted registration rate so join CBTA today and take advantage of the discount.
The symposium qualifies for .5 unit of graduate or recert credit. To receive credit, please download the course registration form (only pages 1 and 2 need to be turned in) complete it and bring it with you on April 20. Thanks to the University of Colorado Boulder's Learn More About Climate initiative we are able to subsidize the cost of the credit ($60.00 value) to Colorado teachers on a first-come-first-served basis. Please email Sophia Roudane to find out more: sophia.roudane@Colorado.edu.
Topics and presenters include:
What you should know about climate change but are no longer afraid to ask
Grasshoppers and Climate - A Colorado Story
With Dr. Cesar Nufio, Entomologist and Adjunct Curator in the Entomology Section of the CU Museum of Natural History.
Learning Through Inquiry: Strategies and Resources for Lesson Development and Enactment
With Deb Morrison, PhD Candidate, School of Education University of Colorado Boulder. (Hands-on, bring your laptop or tablet.)
The Long View – What Tree Rings Tell Us About Climate and Water in Colorado
With Professor W. Tad Pfeffer, Fellow of the University's Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research and Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering.
Clips and Q&A about Chasing Ice with the CU-Boulder scientist who was featured in the film.