Session 9 From Planetary to Personal: Connecting Earth Sciences and Health in the Classroom

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 353 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 25th Symposium on Education; and the Seventh Conference on Environment and Health )
John Moore, AMS Board on Outreach and Precollege Education, Laurel Springs, NJ and John Balbus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Demand for education at all levels that integrates health and climate change science is growing, from the commitments by medical, nursing and public health school deans to incorporate climate change into their curricula to the integration of health in the teaching of earth sciences to K-12 students. There are both challenges and benefits to integrating health and earth science concepts. In joint sessions, the Boards on Education and Environment and Health will explore ideas and best practices.

4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Expanding the Health Coverage in AMS DataStreme Courses
Robert S. Weinbeck, AMS, Washington, DC; and J. A. Brey, I. W. Geer, K. A. Nugnes, and A. E. Stimach
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