15 Oct '17, 8pm

A Science Educator Busts Myths About Climate Change - Sierra Magazine

Last spring, the Heartland Institute, a right-wing think tank, mailed its climate-denier publication, Why Scientists Disagree About Global Warming , to 300,000 teachers across the country. When Alexandra Moore and her colleagues at the Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca, New York, found out, they were stunned. They decided they had to counter Heartland's misinformation. A native of Massachusetts, Moore has been an earth science educator for over 25 years, teaching everything from field studies in Hawaii to classes at Cornell University. Now she works as a senior education associate at PRI, which publishes Bulletins of American Paleontology and a series of Teacher-Friendly Guides on earth science topics. Moore and her colleagues want to provide the latest edition of their Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change to every public high school science teacher in the...

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