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Sustainability & Human Health: A Learning Community part of Sustainability & Human Health
Wagner College taught by Donald Stearns and Kim Worthy Abstract Designed for non-science majors, this learning community considers the impact of humans on the environment, with emphasis on the major environmental ...

Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes part of Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes
Catastrophes are used to introduce students tophysics, meterology, epidemiology, the chemistry of greenhouse gases, and statistics. 60 students and five faculty on five campuses are linked by compressed video. Assignments emphasize critical thinking and writing skills, and include group projects, interpretation of data, analysis of journal articles, and mathematical and statistical modeling exercises.

Chemistry and Policy: A Course Intersection part of Chemistry & Public Policy
Chemistry and Policy: A Course Intersection Christopher Smart, Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry, Vassar College; Pinar Batur, Associate Professor of Sociology and current Director of Urban Studies, ...

NCSCE Proposes Suite of Ocean Literacy Courses in Application to NOAA part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2007, Volume 6, Issue 6 The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement was recently invited to submit a full proposal to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...

More Than Just a Chemistry Course: SENCER Course Development at The University of Montana part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2004, Volume 2, Issue 7 By: Garon C. Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT, garons@selway.umt.edu As a civically engaged faculty member in a ...

Chemistry and Policy: A Course Intersection - By: Christopher Smart, Pinar Batur, and Stuart Belli of Vassar College part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, September 2004, Volume 4, Issue 1 This Vassar Course Intersection brings two classes together, a Chemistry course in Instrumental Analysis, the other an Introduction to Urban Studies, around ...

The Evolution of the Model: Science, Society, and Global Threats part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2005, Volume 4, Issue 7 The course, "Science, Society, and Global Catastrophes" was originally introduced as a SENCER Model in 2001. We recently asked model developer, Theo ...

Coal in the Heart of Appalachian Life: A Learning Community part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, December 2004, Volume 4, Issue 4 Phillip J. Mason, Judy Byers, Debra Hemler, Andreas Baur, Galen Hansen, and Noel Tenney, Fairmont State University Coal in the Heart of Appalachian Life is ...

Chemistry and the Environment part of Chemistry and the Environment
Amy Shachter, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Santa Clara University Chemistry and the Environment uses environmental problems facing the campus and surrounding community, such as air and water quality or ...

Energy and the Environment part of Energy and the Environment
Trace Jordan, Assistant Director for Foundations of Scientific Inquiry in the Morse Academic Plan, New York University, New York, NY. Energy and the Environment is a course offering within the large-scale ...

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