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Fuel Your Fire: Overcoming the Cult of Powerlessness
Elizabeth Mogford, Western Washington University
A series of activities that aid the student in the development of his/her own strategies to stay inspired and motivated in his/her activist efforts.
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Promising Pedagogies:Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Civil Society & Governance
Human Rights and the Environment
Tom Kerns, North Seattle Community College
Selecting one environmental situation students will learn about some basic human rights norms and then analyze that environmental situation in terms of those human rights norms.
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Cultures & Religions, Civil Society & Governance, Promising Pedagogies:Case Studies, Social & Environmental Justice, Ethics & Values, Ecosystem Health
Community Questions, Global Answers, and the Ethics of Environmental Responsibility
Amos Nascimento, University of Washington Tacoma
This submission is both a course and an activity using the bioregion as a resource for environmental ethics. The first part of the course is devoted to questions (fact gathering) related to the bioregion. The second part is reflecting and focused on global answers.
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed, Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Social & Environmental Justice, Ethics & Values, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Civil Society & Governance, Sense of Place
Detox Me: How To Reduce Your Exposure To Toxins Found In Everyday Products
Surya Tewari, Bellevue Community College
I use the topic when I am discussing cancer in either nutrition or biology class. Talking about genetic and environmental factors that can increase the incidence of cancer, and the homework, helps students understand how adjusting their environment can help reduce their risk for developing cancer.
Bioregion Scale: National/Continental, Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Ecosystem Health, Human Health & Wellbeing, Civil Society & Governance, Social & Environmental Justice, Food Systems & Agriculture