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River of the Dammed
Kallina Dunkle, Austin Peay State University
This activity is designed to engage students in an active debate about land use and planning, human populations, ecosystems, and sustainability by assigning every student to a "community" along a ...
Soil Ecology Lab
Becky Ball, Arizona State University at the West Campus
Students collect soil samples from places of interest around campus and run a series of basic soil analyses to make conclusions about how soil fertility relates to the biological community and human management.
Particle Size Analysis, Soil Texture, and Hydraulic Conductivity
Joseph Asante, Oberlin College
Lab: Particle Size Analysis, Soil Texture, and Hydraulic Conductivity
Analysis of Hydrochemical Data
Joseph Asante, Oberlin College
In this activity students examine groundwater flow path based on hydraulic head data/ potentiometric surface and spatial variation of groundwater chemistry. Students analyze the data using AquaChem and Phreeqc ...
Green Landscape and Environmental Policy
Stephanie Freeman, Alabama A & M University
Develop lectures that discuss environmental policy and horticulture practices in communities. Create classroom activities that incorporate green landscape design practices in residential areas. These classroom ...
To Drill or Not to Drill? A Case Study in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Cassandra Runyon, College of Charleston; Cynthia Hall, College of Charleston
To Drill or Not to Drill is a multidisciplinary problem based learning exercise, which intends to increase students' knowledge of a variety of topics through a real world environmental topic. In addition, ...
Grocery Store Survey of Aquaculture Products
Susan Richardson, Florida Atlantic University-Jupiter
Students work in pairs to survey seafood items sold in local grocery stores or fish markets, recording whether items are farm-raised or wild caught, fresh, frozen or preserved, as well as country of origin. ...
Fishing Game: Stella PC and Mac
Matthew C. Halbower wrote this activity which is archive by the Bonneville Power Administration. Starting Point page organized by R.M. MacKay.
As manager in the fish and wildlife service you are charged with making policy regarding the management of a regional fishery. -
Introduction to urban watershed geochemistry
Vijay Vulava, College of Charleston
The main goal of this multi-part field and lab exercise is to introduce students to practical aspects of soil and water geochemistry. Some of the analyses for this lab are conducted in the field using field ...
Old Sticks in the Mud: Hazards of Lahars from Mount Rainier Volcano
Patrick Pringle, Centralia College
Volcanic debris flows (lahars) flow long distances, bury and aggrade river valleys, and cause long-term stream disturbances and dramatic landscape changes. Students will evaluate the nature, scale, and history of ...