November 2011

Our Children's Climate is Changing

One of the challenges many interpreters face is addressing environmental or cultural issues with family audiences when the issue may not be particularly appropriate for young children.  This is often the case with climate change.  Many of us have programs or exhibits focused on this topic, and we have to make these effective for all audiences—we can’t limit our audience to adults only.  So how do we engage young audiences on the topic of climate change in developmentally appropriate ways?  This was the topic of a