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Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Week
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Week 1

4 hours to complete

Melting Ice Rising Seas Teach-Out

4 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 144 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
21 videos
Welcome to Russell Glacier in Greenland1m
Welcome to the Melting Ice Rising Seas Teach-Out5m
Part I: Meet the Team10m
Jeremy Bassis: How Glaciers Change5m
Part II: Embarking on a Journey9m
Ilissa Ocko: Let's Talk About Climate Change12m
Fields of Ice Reflection Video: Part I9m
Part III: Welcome to Greenland, a Barren Beauty10m
Mark Robbins: Understanding Ice9m
Ashley Payne - Atmospheric Rivers8m
Ricky Rood - Weather and Its Global Connections8m
Part IV - Clocks in the Wind9m
Citizen Science - Purple Air Example6m
Part V - Parts Unknown10m
Welcome to Summit Station with Perry Samson3m
At Summit Station with Mark Flanner1m
The Making of a 3D Model of Russell Glacier3m
Part VI: 1926 - 201911m
Fields of Ice Reflection Video: Part II3m
Fields of Ice Reflection Video: Part III3m
9 readings
What is a Teach-Out?1m
Groundrules for Engagement1m
Welcome to the Melting Ice Rising Seas Teach-Out5m
Meet the Teach-Out Hosts2m
Let's Talk About Climate Change5m
Citizen Science Activity5m
Explore Russell Glacier in 3D: Activity Summary2m
Fields of Ice Reflection Video: Climate Action1m
Additional Resources2m

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • Teach-Outs are short learning experiences, each focused on a specific current issue. Attendees will come together over a few days to learn about a subject or event and gain skills. Teach-Outs are open to the world and are designed to bring together individuals with wide-ranging perspectives in respectful and deep conversation. These events provide opportunities for diverse learners and a multitude of experts to come together to ask questions of one another and explore new solutions to the pressing concerns of our global community.

  • The U-M Teach-Out Series is part of our deep commitment to engage the public in exploring and understanding the problems, events, and phenomena most important to society. Teach-Outs are just-in-time community learning events that encourage participants around the world to come together in conversation with the U-M campus community and faculty experts.

  • The U-M Teach-Out Series is part of our deep commitment to engage the public in exploring and understanding the problems, events, and phenomena most important to society. Teach-Outs are just-in-time community learning events that encourage participants around the world to come together in conversation with the U-M campus community and faculty experts.

  • Teach-Outs are free learning experiences!

  • No, this isn't a course, therefore we don't offer a Course Certificate.

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