Teaching the teachers how to teach kids about climate science

Sadie Brumley, at Cathcart Elementary in Snohomish, teaches her fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders how to make a bioreactor. Brumley attended a workshop with Washington Green Schools and said the program dovetails nicely with what she already had been teaching. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Sadie Brumley, at Cathcart Elementary in Snohomish, teaches her fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders how to make a bioreactor. Brumley attended a workshop with Washington Green Schools and said the program dovetails nicely with what she already had been teaching. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

Washington state is using an innovative program to help teachers understand the science behind climate change, and take it back to their classrooms.