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HWR203 - Arizona Water Issues part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Jim Washburne, The University of Arizona
Students will research and discuss a wide range of topics related to the use and misuse of water throughout Arizona. Some of the fundamental tools for studying water will be used to examine questions ranging from ...
Modeling in the Context of Watershed Hydrology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Enrique Gomezdelcampo, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Using topics and examples from watershed hydrology to teach students about models and modeling.
Sarita Wetland Restoration part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Campus-Based Learning:Examples
Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, firstname.lastname@example.org. Based on a Water Quality class taught by Jim Perry, University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Sustainable Campus Initiative, coordinated by Suzanne Savanick.
The Sarita Wetland restoration on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus is used as teaching tools by numerous classes. Students, staff and faculty have collaborated on the planning and implementation of ...
CEGR 207 INTRODUCTION TO AQUIFER MECHANICS part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Jiang Li, Morgan State University
This course covers theory and applications in the field of aquifer mechanics including property of sedimentary material, interaction between solid and steady/unsteady flow toward to a well within a confined, ...
ENV 170 The Fluid Earth part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Tara Curtin, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
This is an introductory course with no pre-requisites that uses the global water cycle to teach important geological concepts.
Global Environmental Obstacles part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Walter Borowski, Eastern Kentucky University
The course uses Mackenzie's Our Changing Planet as a template and investigates world population, diminishing water resources, anthropogenic effects on the atmosphere (ozone hole and acid rain), and global ...
Marine Environmental Geology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Course taught by Prof. Ed Laine, Bowdoin College (email@example.com) and Cathryn Field, Lab Instructor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Example compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center (email@example.com).
This course is an introduction to the aspects of marine geology and oceanography that affect the environment and marine resources. Service-learning is an essential component of how students learn about the earth. We deliver part of the content of this course by arranging for students to solve a problem with a local community partner.
Freshwater Ecology/Limnology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Course taught by Dave Potter, Unity College. Example compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center.
Students study aquatic organisms in relation to the environmental conditions of lakes and streams. The course develops substantial quantities of data concerning the local watershed. This data is used by community partners in many contexts.
Grand Valley State University: Exploring the Hydrospere part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Steve Mattox, Grand Valley State University
Exploring the Hydrosphere is the earth science content course in the integrated science teacher development sequence. It is focused on water in the ocean, groundwater systems, river systems, glaciers and as a ...
Winona State University: Earth - The Water Planet part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Jennifer Anderson, Winona State University; Cathy Summa, Winona State University
This interdisciplinary course is the first of two science content courses specifically designed for elementary education majors (K-5). It is team-taught by two science faculty from Geoscience, Physics, Chemistry, ...
Environmental Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Lois Ongley, Unity College
All of the physical processes which interact with the environment are covered at a more advanced level. The laboratory portion will include a major environmental project related to topics in aquatic chemistry, ...
Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Rich Whittecar, Old Dominion University
In this course we explore many of the major geomorphic systems, especially those that have affected Virginia. Landform processes and surficial materials related to tectonics, weathering, soil formation, stream ...
Environmental Systems: Landscapes and Water part of Cutting Edge:Geodesy:Courses
John Pitlick, University of Colorado at Boulder
This course introduces students to the sciences of hydrology and geomorphology, which are two branches of physical Geography dealing with earth surface processes.
Hydrotopia: Toward a Hydraulic Society in the American West part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
Ed Barbanell, University of Utah
Interdisciplinary case study analysis of historical and emerging water issues in the western United States. Students learn the fundamental concepts and major issues related to water resources planning and ...
Hydrotopia: Water Resources Management in the West part of Integrate:Workshops:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Courses
Steven Burian, University of Utah
This is an interdisciplinary water management course. It is co-taught by an engineering instructor and an instructor from humanities. Students experience class sessions involving traditional lectures, guest speakers, position paper debates, and design charettes. Students are required to complete numerous in-class exercises, homework, three position papers, and a team project.