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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.

Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods part of Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods
Steven Bachofer and Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California Abstract This SENCER model uses the complex civic problem of reclaiming a Superfund site in an urban area (an abandoned ...

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, ...

Chemistry & Ethnicity: Uranium and American Indians part of Chemistry & Ethnicity: Uranium and American Indians
Catherine Middlecamp, Department of Chemistry, and Omie Baldwin, University Health Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin Abstract In 2002, Environmental Chemistry & Ethnicity (3 ...

Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations part of Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations
Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College This course for junior and senior math majors uses mathematics, specifically the ordinary differential equations as used in mathematical modeling, to ...

Pregnancy Outcomes in American Women part of Pregnancy Outcomes in American Women
Sean Flaherty, Department of Economics, Franklin & Marshall College Alison Kibler, Department of American Studies and Program in Women and Gender Studies, Franklin & Marshall College Kirk Miller, ...

SENCER SALG Shows Significantly Great Gains in Science Literacy, General Gains in Science Literacy, General Course Skills, and Interest in Science for Non-Majors: An Interview with Assessment Team Member, Tim Weston part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, October 2005, Volume 5, Issue 2 We recently spoke with Tim Weston of the SENCER Assessment Team regarding the initial findings from the SENCER Student Assessment of Learning Gains ...

Incorporating SENCER Ideals in Science and Math Classes for Future Teachers at James Madison University part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2005, Volume 5, Issue 3 Cindy Klevickis, James Madison University At James Madison University, many of our science classes for future elementary and middle school teachers are SENCER ...

SSI 2005 Caucus Proposes SENCER Course Focused on Clinical, Environmental, and Sociopolitical Aspects of Asthma part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, September 2005, Volume 5, Issue 1 At SSI 2005, we organized caucuses to consider the application of SENCER ideals and materials to new topical areas and themes. These discussions were a new ...

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