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Teaching and Learning About Climate Change : A Framework for Educators (Paperback)
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Approaching issues and challenges of teaching and learning about climate change from a science-based perspective, this book is designed to help educators and students understand the causes and implications of global warming in order to better prepare for a changing climate and to participate in democratic decision making regarding a collective future. The unique discussion of issues associated with teaching and learning about climate change helps to develop students’ conceptions of the topic by drawing from the perspectives of leading and international scholars in the field. The book is structured around three themes: theoretical, philosophical, and conceptual frameworks for climate change education and research, research on teaching and learning about global warming and climate change, and approaches to professional development and classroom practice.