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Internet Collection

This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching public policy in the earth sciences. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about public policy issues, let us know about them.

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Ecological Footprint Quiz part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Ever wondered how much "nature" your lifestyle requires? Global Footprint Network's quiz will tell you. The user answers questions about their lifestyle in order to ...

Natural Resources Defense Council Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's ...

The Sierra Club Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest environmental organization that works to protect our communities and the planet. From their homepage, users can access Sierra Club headlines, information on ...

Model United Nations Headquarters part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Model United Nations (UN) is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. This Headquarters homepage offers an 'ask an ambassador' section, an overview of the ...

EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a large website that provides searchable databases, data tables, maps, country profiles and written reports on a variety of environmental issues. Topics include coastal and marine ecosystems, ...

Yellowstone Fires part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Yellowstone Fires belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the ...

Ecoregions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website for the Critical Ecoregions Program of the Sierra Club aims to offer a practical, long-term strategy to buttress the "web of life" on Earth. Region by region, the Sierra Club develops ...

State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the homepage of the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). It provides access to general information about the DEP, including news and events, programs and ...

Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) homepage contains sections on environmental initiatives such as community preservation, open space protection, biodiversity, ...

Environmental Ethics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides access to Internet resources throughout the world which pertain to or focus on environmental ethics and environmental philosophy. It includes links to publications, associations, ...

Global Rivers Environmental Education Network part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The GREEN program provides ideas and information related to creating a watershed-based educational project and is geared toward taking action to protect watersheds. There are exercises and action ...

Scorecard: Investigate Pollution Topics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Users can search this site for information on environmental pollution in the areas where they live. The materials presented here include a pollution ranking that shows regions and companies with the ...

Sustainable Development on Campus: Tools for Campus Decision Makers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These tools will help decision makers at universities to learn more about sustainable development and "green" campuses. There are learning modules, case studies, action plans, environmental policies, ...

Melting Sea Ice part of CLEAN Collection

This activity uses a mix of multimedia resources and hands-on activities to support a storyline of investigation into melting sea ice. The lesson begins with a group viewing of a video designed to ...

Eyewitnesses to Change part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students explore recent changes in the Arctic's climate that have been observed and documented by indigenous Arctic residents. Students watch a video, take notes, and create a ...
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Your Planetary Protection Officer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a brief article about John Rummel, NASA's Planetary Protection Officer. It explains the purpose of planetary protection (to prevent contamination of Earth by alien life forms and of space by ...

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...

Climate Change at the Doorstep part of CLEAN Collection

This PBS video focuses on sea level rise in Norfolk, Virginia and how the residents are managing the logistical, financial and political implications. Science journalists who have been studying ...
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Colorado River Supply part of CLEAN Collection

This activity addresses climate change impacts that affect all states that are part of the Colorado River Basin and are dependent on its water. Students examine available data, the possible ...
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Northwest Passage part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students use Google Earth and information from several websites to investigate some of the consequences of climate change in polar regions, including the shrinking of the ice cap at ...