School of Geography and Earth Sciences
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
A Jigsaw Approach to the Weathering Thermostat Hypothesis part of CLEAN:Community:Teaching Materials
This activity is part of the community collection of teaching materials on climate and energy topics. These materials were submitted by faculty as part of the CLEAN Climate Workshop, held in June, 2011 and are not ...
Reducing pressure on a wastewater treatment plant to accelerate remediation of a polluted harbour part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Students present posters to community partners with strategies to reduce the quantity of water entering a local wastewater treatment plant or to improve the quality of water that needs to be treated. The strategies must be achievable and economic for the majority of people in the community. The presented information will also be summarized in an electronic format for community partners to use in the future for their advocacy work.
State Electricity on Google Earth: How many Solar Panels would it Take? part of CLEAN:Community:Teaching Materials
This activity is part of the community collection of teaching materials on climate and energy topics. These materials were submitted by faculty as part of the CLEAN Energy Workshop, held in April, 2011 and are not ...
Environmental Assessment part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
Students in this fourth-year course explore the policy and requirements of environmental assessment in both a Canadian and international context. Students gain familiarity with the environmental assessment process and have an opportunity to participate in a current environmental assessment. Assessment is in the form of two tests (one during the semester and one in the final exam period), lab debates and a major project. The project is peer-reviewed before final submission.
Service Learning in Interdisciplinary Courses part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Maureen Padden, School of Geography Earth Sciences, McMaster University I began to teach sustainability when I started my present position at McMaster University. Because I was moving from a different province, ...