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How Can Models Be Used To Study Climate Change? part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Students utilize ice core data to develop a simple climate model, test it and then analyze, through reading IPCC materials, what other variables might need to be included in a model that more accurately predicts climate response to forcings. They are then asked to reflect on the use of models in scientific inquiry and on climate skeptics view of climate models.
Waste As A Resource part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Students understand the growing impact of waste and waste disposal on our environment and economy, and examines solutions to these issues through exploration of waste as a resource and the implementation of zero-waste manufacturing/building practices.
Pathways To Sustainability: A Learning Community Focusing on Transportation, Power Generation, and Food part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Courses
This course explores the concept of sustainability and its application in three areas (transportation, power generation, and food). The course is a fusion of a conceptual chemistry course and a introductory social ...
Sustainability: The Key To Student Engagement part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Benjamin Fackler-Adams, Physical Sciences, Skagit Valley College As an "Instructor of Interdisciplinary Science" at a community college that teaches numerous interdisciplinary, team-taught learning ...
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Desert Odyssey: Integrating Geology, Biology & Native American History & Culture in a Field-Intensive Program part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
In Spring 2015, Skagit Valley College offered Desert Odyssey, a 15-credit learning community integrating geology, biology and Native American history, including a 3-week field program exploring interconnections ...