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Introducing INTEGRATE: a complete higher-education teaching package for climate science

Introducing INTEGRATE: a complete higher-education teaching package for climate science

If you are a higher-education instructor and want to teach climate science and a suite of relevant technical skills to those with no (or minimal) prior knowledge of climatology, you may want to begin with INTEGRATE (Integrated Teaching of Atmospheric Science, Technical Skills and Empirical Methods). This teaching package is self-contained, open-access, and available online. Topics covered include ...[Read More]

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

For the vEGU21 General Assembly, the EGU Education & Outreach Committees tried something new. They connected school teacher, Hélder Pereira, with seismologist, Susana Custódio, to create and teach a lesson plan on a topic relevant to Hélder’s classroom curriculum: the origin of the South American volcanic gaps. The lesson was live streamed online from Hélder’s class in Algarve, Por ...[Read More]

Educators: apply now to take part in the 2020 GIFT workshop!

Educators: apply now to take part in the 2020 GIFT workshop!

The General Assembly is not only for researchers but also for teachers and educators with an interest in the geosciences. Every year the Geosciences Information For Teachers (GIFT) workshop is organised by the EGU Committee on Education to bring first class science closer to primary and high school teachers. The topic of the 2020 edition of GIFT is ‘Water in the solar system’. This year’s workshop ...[Read More]