MATH & COMP SCI / ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Empowering People to Deal with the Effects of Climate Change part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
This activity involves viewing three short video segments and then relating the content to the climate change information in their textbook (a general "environmental science" edition) and comparing what they learn about the customs and lifestyle of the focal person in each video to their own. The videos, produced by OXFAM America, are available to stream from their website and look at situations on three different continents. The runtime in each case is less than ten minutes. Sahena's story takes place in Bangladesh. http://www.oxfamamerica.org/multimedia/video/sahenas-story Martina's story takes place in Uganda. http://www.oxfamamerica.org/multimedia/video/martinas-story Sharon's story occurs in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the USA. http://www.oxfamamerica.org/multimedia/video/sharons-story
Environmental Justice -- When Is it Absent? part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
DIANE BERES, , Ripon College The course in which my teaching of environmental justice occurs is "Introduction to Environmental Studies." It is primarily taken as an intro to the major or to fulfill a ...