All resources in Teach Wisconsin Climate Network

Whose Science? Climate Perspectives

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This powerpoint presentation was provided by Cathy Techtmann, a Professor of Community Resource Development and an Environmental Outreach Specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension to gain an understanding of public perspectives on climate issues. Cathy lives and works in the homeland of the Lake Superior Ojibwe people. This presentation was part of the 2023 Fall Climate Education Series. Portions of this presentation could be used to introduce learners to place-based climate impacts. 

Material Type: Lecture Notes

Author: Victoria Rydberg-Nania

What's Your Climate Story?

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Storytelling is a powerful way to engage students in climate conversations. In this presentation from the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education learn how you can help students find their climate story and use it as a tool to further their (and others) understanding of climate change. Recommended for educators of all grade levels.

Material Type: Lecture, Reference Material

Author: Gina Smith

Medicine Wheel Planning Template

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This Medicine Wheel Planning tool was designed for use with the Gikinoo’wizhiwe Onji Waaban (Guiding for Tomorrow) or “G-WOW” Changing Climate model to take a place-based approach to climate education. This tool version was created by Cathy Techtmann, a professor of community resource development and an environmental outreach specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension. She lives and works in the homeland of the Lake Superior Ojibwe people. The tool has been adapted here to guide planning for climate education learning experiences in K-12 classrooms. 

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Authors: Victoria Rydberg-Nania, Cathy Techtmann