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Earth Institute Research Projects

CCEP II: Polar Learning and Responding (PoLAR) Climate Change Education Partnership

Lead PI: Dr. Stephanie L. Pfirman , Prof. Peter Schlosser Elena Sparrow

Unit Affiliation: Columbia Climate Center (CCC)

September 2012 - August 2018
Inactive
Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The Polar Learning and Responding Climate Change Education Partnership (PoLAR Partnership) seeks to implement the educational activities developed under CCEP I, by further developing the theoretical foundation for, and testing novel formal informal educational approaches that will help adult learners to understand the mechanisms climate change on the poles.

OUTCOMES: 2010-2012: Researchers developed climate change educational activities, and further developed the theoretical foundation for these educational approaches.

SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation (NSF)

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$5,655,000

RESEARCH TEAM:

Joey Lee, Rob Steiner

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Center for New Media, Teaching and Learning, Teachers College, Barnard College

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

American Museum of Natural History, University of New Hampshire, University of Alaska Fairbanks, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Goodman Research Group

WEBSITE:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1239783&HistoricalAwards=false

KEYWORDS

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