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Asbestos Hazard Assessment

Wayne Powell
This interactive site introduces students to concepts related to asbestos and how geologists analyze asbestos in building materials. The site is divided into three components: the geology of ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies

Campus Ecology: Environmental Literacy Projects

This website from the National Wildlife Federation describes the many ways that campuses are working to ensure that students graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to make environmentally ...
Subject: Environmental Science
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Course Information

Volcanoes & Volcanism: Magmas, Lavas their properties & products

Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni
These lecture notes provide information on magma production, types of igneous rocks, and volcanic processes. Other subjects include active volcanoes, historical eruptions, volcano structure and ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes, Volcanology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

This site houses a compilation of curricular materials. Dozens of courses are listed, representing a broad spectrum of topics in the sciences and humanities. Most of the material was written for ...
Subject: Geoscience, :Geology, Atmospheric Science, Education, Biology, Environmental Science, :Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Activities:Field Activity, Lab Activity, Classroom Activity, Scientific Resources:Collection

OCN750: Microbial Biogeography

Z. Johnson
This page contains the reading list for a graduate seminar course in microbial biogeography. Readings are grouped by topic, such as ecological theory, phylogeography, fine- or large-scale patterns. ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Environmental Science, :Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Habitats, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information, :Course Site

Activity 1: Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance

This page contains three student activities for learning about evolution of antibiotic resistance. The first activity involves two videos (freely available on the website), follow-up questions, and ...
Subject: Biology:Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biology, :Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Principles
Resource Type: Assessments:Oral Presentation, Course Information, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Assessments, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Audio/Visual, Activities:Writing Assignment, Classroom Activity, Activities, :Project, Field Activity

Integrated Earth Systems: Confronting Global Change

Ellen Mosley-Thompson
This site is the course syllabus for a geography course taught at Ohio State University. The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of both natural and human caused climate change. ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Natural causes
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi

Environmental Risk Assessment

Douglas Crawford-Brown
This site is the homepage for a course on environmental risk assessment taught by Douglas Crawford-Brown at the University of North Carolina. This course provides an overview of the evidential ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science, Biology
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site

Using Internet technology to deliver an inquiry-based Earth systems course designed for middle school teachers
William Slattery, Kimberly Mullen
Abstract: The past decade has seen the exponential growth of the Internet as a tool to deliver on-line instruction at all educational levels. Many first generation on-line courses employed strategies ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Education, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Rainforests, Deforestation
Resource Type: Course Information

Integrating Policy and Land Management Issues into a Natural Sciences Education: Teaching Environmental Sciences on the lower San Juan River, Utah
Michael H. Ort, Diana E. Anderson, David M. Ostergren
This article describes an interdisciplinary field course combining natural sciences and policy and land management. The course is founded on a place-based set of problems. The course consists of a ...

Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science, :Policy:US National Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Course Information, Activities:Field Activity:Research experiences for students, Field camp

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