Education Modules

USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center - Ed. Modules
USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center - Ed. Modules
Overview: 

This series of three interactive modules was developed to provide education about about climate change, how it may cause changes to ecosystems, and what options are available to natural resource managers for responding to these changes. Comprehensive education modules and animations, providing an efficient introduction to basic climate change science, the effects of climate change on forest and grassland ecosystems, and how we can respond to climate change with management.

Purpose: 
Provide an in-depth introduction to basic climate change science, the effects of climate change on forest and grassland ecosystems, and how we can respond to climate change with management.
Inputs: 
Your time, attention and curiosity.
Outputs: 
Each module has an activity at the end that will let users demonstrate their knowledge, and a certificate will be generated upon completion.
Restrictions and Limitations: 
Internet connection
Release/Version: 
2016
Release Notes: 

Modules are based on the best available science and have many interactive features, allowing users to take control of their learning experience. There are also opportunities to choose to explore detailed information. Each module has an activity at the end that will let users demonstrate their knowledge, and a certificate will be generated upon completion.

Tool Developers: 

USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center

Format: 
Web
Audience: 
Researcher
Extension
Land Manager
Other
Time Investment: 
Low
Spatial Scale: 
National
Time Scale: 
Day