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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 ...
The Urgent Need For Understanding and Implementing Sustainability
This activity promotes a clearer understanding of what sustainability at a personal level is, the big contributors to emissions (climate change), a fun quiz-game that promotes learning/knowledge, and a means of collaborating you ides with others.
A River Runs Through It: an exploration in land use and water resource management
Robin Humphreys, College of Charleston
This is an in-class activity where students learn about the interconnectedness of land use, water quality, and water resource management. Students are assigned a river front parcel of land to develop, unaware that ...
Alternative futures lesson
Dan Zalles, SRI International
This lesson is the culmination of a course on river systems restoration being taught at the University of Washington as part of the Project "Data Sets and Inquiry in Geoscience Environmental Restoration ...
Unit 6: Groundwater Availability and Resources
Adriana Perez, University of Texas at El Paso, The; Joshua Villlalobos, El Paso Community College
Students will utilize the desert Southwest region of the United States and the Ogallala Aquifer in a case study to evaluate issues regarding groundwater and its scarcity. Groundwater is often seen as a limitless ...
Unit 3: Streams and Water Diversion
Jill Schneiderman, Vassar College; Meg Stewart, Fulbright; Joshua Villlalobos, El Paso Community College
Unit 3 communicates the critical need for management of fresh water and ways in which citizens may take part in its conservation and restoration. Students explore the relationships between watersheds, drainage ...
Secretary of Energy
Samantha Hansen, University of Alabama, The;
This activity was used in my GEO 101: The Dynamic Earth course to engage the students and get them thinking about different energy resources. It asks them to consider our country's energy needs in the future ...
independent soil investigation project
Stephanie Ewing, Montana State University-Bozeman
Students demonstrate their skill in soils investigation and interpretation through independent projects undertaken in groups of one to three and presented in class using visual aids.
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 ...
Looking Back at History
Jim Farrell, Environmental Studies, St. Olaf College
Students research an organism/commodity in the colonial period of American history, and write a first-person narrative/autobiography of its history as European settlers reshaped the environment (mental and physical) of North America.