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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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Memories Come To Us In the Rain and the Wind part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book contains 25 oral histories from Navajo uranium miners and their families. Their hope was to gain compensation for the great loss in death and illness brought about by mining uranium, with ...

The Use of a Mock Environment Summit to Support Learning about Global Climate Change part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper describes a course that addresses the human aspects of global change through the development and negotiation of an international environmental agreement. Students play the roles of country ...

Biomedical Ethics for Engineers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Biomedical Ethics for Engineers provides biomedical engineers with a new set of tools and an understanding that the application of ethical measures will seldom reach consensus even among fellow ...

Geothermal Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Park Service web page provides a summary of the geothermal resources in Yellowstone National Park, which is home to the largest geyser field in the world. The page describes the ways in ...

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley, Jr. Signs Diné Natural Resources Protection Act of 2005 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site holds the April 30, 2005 press release from Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley, Jr. stating that the first Native American tribal law banning uranium mining and milling on the Navajo ...

Engineering Geology for Society and Territory part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This 274-page book focuses on education and the professional ethics that are dealt with by scientists, regulators, and practitioners of engineering geology related to the purposes, methods, ...

The Big Melt part of CLEAN Collection

This is a collection of five short videos - The Arctic Ice Cap, Sampling the Ice, Arctic Fisheries, Natives Feel Effect and Arctic Energy -- that can be played separately or in sequence. They show ...

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 ...

Compensation of Navajo Uranium Miners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site addresses policy issues of the compensation of Navajo uranium miners. The site provides an annotated index of current issues, legislation, papers and presentations, books, and links that ...

United Nations Environment Programme; Resources for Scientists part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information on the state of the planet's natural resources and sustainable development. The site highlights scientific assessment and global monitoring efforts that are currently ...

Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides environmental data and summaries that compare 133 countries along 16 environmental policy criteria. Categories include air quality, water resources, environmental health, ...

Agriculture Policy & Farm Bill Briefing Book part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website summarizes various aspects of the Farm Bill. Background information on rural development, conservation and the environment, and biotechnology are provided, as well as relevant statistics ...

Final Report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Committee part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the final report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Committee published in July 1996. This report makes recommendations about policy issues relating to compensation for uranium ...

Woods Hole Research Center: The Program on Science in Public Affairs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes the role that science plays in public and international affairs as human activities create increasingly complex global environmental problems. The Wood's Hole Research Center ...

EurActiv: EU News and Policy Positions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is an independent media portal fully dedicated to European Union (EU) affairs. This extensive site is an online platform for EU policies, complementing existing EU media and institutional ...

Energy and the Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website examines the issues related to balancing America's energy needs with concerns about safety and the environment. This site features articles and teaching materials from the New York Times ...

Teaching and learning in environmental education: Developing environmental conceptions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper discusses how environmental education is closely connected with the affective domain in that it involves attitudes, values and behaviors, in addition to cognitive knowledge. The authors ...

A Multivariate Analysis of the Relationship Between Attitude Toward Science and Attitude Toward the Environment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This statistical study from the Journal of Environmental Education identifies the relationship between students' attitude toward science and their attitude toward the environment. Canadian 9th grade ...

Science Policy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Science policy involves consideration of two fundamental human activities: science and policy. People make decisions of valued outcomes, so thinking about science policy necessarily implicates ...

Global Change 3 Lectures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the University of Michigan features the list of lectures for the Global Change 3 course. The lectures are brief and presented in outline form.