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Wednesday, July 31 • 10:05am - 10:45am
Using local environmental and health data in your classroom (40 min)

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Science and math topics become much more meaningful when they are taught with local, Rhode Island data and information. In this session, you will learn where to get information and data related to climate change and environmental health to use in your classroom for teaching both math and science concepts. The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network provides data on air and water quality, rates of disease, community characteristics, and climate change. Learn about how climate change will affect our health and communities now and in the future.


Rachel Calabro

Rachel Calabro is a public health educator at the Rhode Island Department of Health working on environmental health and climate change. She develops curriculum for teachers related to health topics such as Lyme disease, air quality, and using environmental data in the classroom. She... Read More →

Wednesday July 31, 2019 10:05am - 10:45am EDT
NHS - RM 403 Narragansett High School