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Teaching Climate Change: Lessons from the Past

Historical isotopic temperature record from the Vostok ice core
Image from Petit et al., 2000 and the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (more info)

August 14 evening and August 15, 2006
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Co-Sponsored by AMQUA and USNC-INQUA


See the workshop program, with links to PowerPoint presentations and summaries from the workshop discussions.

This workshop was held immediately prior to the biennial AMQUA meeting in Bozeman, Montana. The workshop was open to instructors at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provided an opportunity for the teaching community to exchange ideas and share the best instructional materials on the subject of past climate change.

The goals of the workshop were to:

Workshop activities included large and small group discussions, demonstrations, and planning/writing sessions. Instructional materials and other information is being organized and compiled as collections of digital resources for use by instructors of climate change throughout the world.

Keynote speakers were:

Organizing Committee:


For more information on the 2006 AMQUA Meeting, see http://bsi.montana.edu/amqua (this website is listed for archival purposes only, it has been taken down)

This workshop is part of the On the Cutting Edge professional development program for current and future geoscience faculty, supported by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers with funding provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation - Division of Undergraduate Education. This workshop was built upon prior workshops such as Using Data in the Classroom, Using Global Data Sets in Teaching Earth Processes, and Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations: Using Images, Animations and Modules Effectively. We are part of the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE).