Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents
A new study co-authored by Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.
N&O: Kids Can Change Parents’ Minds About Climate Change, Researchers Say
A new study suggests that factoring kids into the climate equation might cut through political ideology. When North Carolina middle school students learned about climate change at school, their parents became much more concerned about it, according to the results of the NC State University research study published in Nature Climate Change this month. Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier was one of the study co-authors.