C3: Citizen Science & Community ConversationsPresentation Transcript
Communicating Climate Change (C3) This project is supported by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts Americans view climate change as a challenge that is distant in both location and time Challenge: How can we make climate change local and immediate? Solution: Create programming around local impacts of climate change
C3 Team 12 Science Center and Museums and Research Partners: Museum of Discovery and Science, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque New York Hall of Science, Queens Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego, California Saint Louis Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Bishop Museum, Honolulu Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland, California EdVenture, Columbia, South Carolina Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Maryland Science Center, Baltimore Sciencenter, Ithaca, New York
C3 Programming Exhibits Curriculum Development Teacher Training After School Programs Lecture Series Community Conversations Citizen Science How can these types of programming support each other?
Chabot Space & Science CenterOakland, California Citizen science and community conversation topics overlapped Science partner acted as presenter and facilitator at community conversation Reinforced connection between global and local
Saint Louis Science CenterSt. Louis, Missouri Citizen scientists acted as experts and facilitators during a community conversation. Teens who participated in the citizen science program had a richer community conversation experience than those who did not.