Formal Education Programs in the CACCE Partnership


Length - 51 slides

This is a PowerPoint presentation describing the Formal Education Programs in the Coastal Area Climate Change Education (CACCE) Partnership developed by the University of South Florida and Hillsborough County Public Schools, given at the CACCE Conference-­Workshop on Impacts of Climate Change in Caribbean Countries, February1-­‐3, 2012, Holiday Inn Hotel, Mayagüez, PuertoRico.

Outline of presentation

  • Findings from survey administered to teachers and students in FL and PR Multiple Outcome Interdisciplinary Research and Learning (MOIRL) Projects
  • Overview of the primary and secondary education system in Florida
  • Draft CACCE plan for climate change education in secondary schools

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Learning Goals

  • Multiple Outcome: allows for people and organizations to work together without necessarily having the same immediate goals.
  • Interdisciplinary: builds on expertise from more than one discipline
  • Research and learning: assumes that people learn when engaged in research

Context for Use

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Description and Teaching Materials

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Teaching Notes and Tips


MOIRL is transdisciplinary: includes expertise inside and outside of the university:

  • students (K-16 and graduate);
  • teachers and educational researchers;
  • informal science educators;
  • scientists and engineers;
  • business and industry;
  • policy makers; and
  • community members


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References and Resources

Allan Feldman,Ph.D.
Director, Coastal Areas Cliamte Change Education Partnership
Professor of Science Education
University of South Florida

Tel:813 974-­‐2471


(2012). Formal Education Programs in the CACCE Partnership . Retrieved from