These free webinars are geared toward the history-social science classroom
and will highlight elements of the Framework that are supported by
California's Environmental Principles and Concepts (EP&Cs). Teachers will
receive inquiry-based lesson materials with grade-appropriate content and
Register here <http://chssp.ucdavis.edu/programs/environment/Application>
for these free webinars.
* Introduction for all grade level teachers: How Does Environmental
Literacy Support Learning in the History-Social Science Classroom? October
25, 4-5 p.m.
* This 50 minute presentation incorporates California's Environmental
Principles and Concepts into history-social science content and is aligned
with the new HSS Framework inquiry model. You will find classroom-ready
materials for download, including lessons, images, and recommended questions
and classroom activities for promoting environmental literacy.
Watch this recorded webinar now <http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/p96rnzhrrrc/>
. Please note, the swastika in the 1907 San Diego land development
advertisement likely represented good luck or fortune. Learn more
<https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007453> about the
history of the swastika from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
* High School: The Influence of the Environment in Modern History
December 6, 4-5 p.m.
* The events and themes of modern history - including the industrial
revolution, wars, and empires - are closely linked to the use and
development of natural resources. This webinar will demonstrate how an
environmental lens can strengthen student investigations of the global
economic, political, and social interactions of the late nineteenth and
early twentieth centuries.
* Middle School: Environments and Civilizations January 24, 4-5 p.m.
* The focus on civilizations, from ancient times to nineteenth-century
United States history, enables middle school students to weigh the
importance of a society's geographic location, access to natural resources,
and trade routes. This webinar will demonstrate how the EP&Cs and
environmental literacy can be infused into student investigations to provide
depth to World and U.S. History standards.
* Elementary: History and Place February 28, 4-5 p.m.
* Elementary students focus on their local, state, and national
history, and learn that California and the United States have an abundance
of natural advantages as well as certain environmental challenges. This
webinar will highlight the influence of geography as well as the use,
development, and conservation of natural resources to provide depth to
elementary history-social science standards.
Contact chssp@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:chssp@xxxxxxxxxxx> with questions
regarding these webinars.
These webinars have been developed in coordination with the Environmental
Literacy Steering Committee
To learn more about California's Environmental Principles and Concepts,
including state adopted curriculum that incorporates these principles, visit
the California Education and the Environment Initiative
In 2015, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction published the
Blueprint for Environmental Literacy: Educating Every Student In, About, and
For the Environment. Click here to read the Blueprint and learn more about