Sara E Harris is a Professor in the department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Associate Dean Academicin the Faculty of Science at theUniversity of British Columbia. In 2015, she was named a 3M National Teaching Fellow for her Massive Open line Course (MOOC) on climate change.
During seven years (10098-2005) as a chief scientist at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, she studied modern oceans and sailed thousands of miles with undergraduate students. Sara's current research explores evidence-based science education and how people learn climate science, and which learning opportunities best help people move toward more expert-like ideas about how Earth's climate works. She is a co-author of “Understanding Climate Change: Science, Policy, and Practice”.
Sessions in which Sara Harris participates
- Day 7 - Learning, Teaching and Communicating about Climate Change
- 9:59 AM EDT - 10:00 AM EDT | 1 minute
- Sara Harris: Does Learning Climate Science Matter?
- 1:00 PM EDT - 2:15 PM EDT | 1 hour 15 minutes
- As more reports emerge describing current climate change impacts, dire forecasts and closing windows of opportunity to take mitigating action, what...