Understanding Global Change

January 20, 2023

Professional Learning Opportunity

Online professional learning community for all high school science teachers

Enroll in a year-long online PL opportunity
Collaborate with expert scientists and educators from the University of California, Berkeley to support the integration of climate and global change lessons into instructional units. We will use the Understanding Global Change framework to guide you in developing, supplementing or implementing curricula. The resources and methods shared will enhance your efforts!

  • Experience a lesson sequence that incorporates modeling, data analysis and environmental issues related to climate change.
  • Learn to support students to construct models to explain earth system phenomena.
  • Explore online tools and resources for teaching your lessons with other teachers.
  • Discuss strategies for equitable learning experiences and environmental justice connections.
  • Design and implement relevant phenomena-based lesson sequences that are NGSS aligned.

Teacher Stipends include:  $150 per full day 
$55 per after-school session 

Learn more at: ugc.berkeley.edu

Flyer: UGC BASP Flyer 2023-24

Understanding Global Change
The Lawrence Hall of Science University of California Berkeley
California Science Project

Important Dates

Online professional learning community

Summer Institute

3 days – Summer Institute June 27-29, 2023
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

Fall Sessions

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Thursday, November 30, 2023
4:00pm – 5:30 p.m.    


Thursday, January 25, 2024
Thursday, February 29, 2024
4:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m.


Apply by: May 8, 2023


For questions email: jtotino@berkeley.edu

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