Free Climate Change Education eBook

Climate Change Education: A Primer for Zoos and Aquariums, explores the links between climate change science, electronic media, psychology, learning sciences, communication, and interpretation, and provides valuable insights to zoos and aquariums and other cultural institutions.

Table of contents

  1. Climate Change Science: A Summary, Recent Updates, and Resources
    Michael E. Mann
  2. Polar Animals in a Warming World: Certainties, Uncertainties, and Hope
    Steven C. Amstrup and Barbara Nielsen
  3. Teaching about Climate Change:  The Roles of Zoos and Aquariums in Formal and Informal Science Education
    James W. Pellegrino
  4. Understanding and Responding to Climate Change: Psychological Barriers
    Susan Clayton, Susan R. Goldman, and Carolyn Celio
  5. Applying Psychology to Zoo Messaging about Climate Change
    Carol Saunders
  6. Zoo Audiences and Climate Change
    Jerry Luebke and Kathryn Owen
  7. How Technology Can Enhance the Zoo Experience and Foster Environmentally-Friendly Behavior
    Leilah Lyons, Tom Moher, and Brian Slattery
  8. What Roles Can Online Social Information Networks Play in Climate Literacy?
    Cindy Hood
  9. Zoo Experiences in Climate Change Education
    Ricardo Stanoss
  10. Aquarium Experiences in Climate Change Education
    William Spitzer
  11. Climate Change Education at Zoos and Aquariums: Where do we go from here?
    Alejandro Grajal, Susan R. Goldman, and Michael E. Mann

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