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Public Information Campaign: Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Watershed Health
Kathryn Szramek, Drake University
Students in groups of two create a 4-minute educational video, brochure, and poster on an aspect of soil erosion, soil conservation, and/or watershed health for agricultural regions within the midwestern states. ...
The True Cost of Clean Water: A General Chemistry Lab
Katie Gulliford, Tacoma Community College
Students investigate methods to purify a sample of "dirty" water to drinking water. They'll look at three different methods for purification: distillation, filtration, and iodine (I2) treatment. They then will calculate the monetary cost of purifying water.
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 ...
Spinning wheels of the carbon cycle: Carbon from gasoline to plant material
Yaffa Grossman, Beloit Colleg; george wittler, Ripon College
Students will determine the quantity of carbon dioxide released by driving a vehicle and the the amount of photosynthetic activity required during that time period to offset this carbon dioxide production.
Game Assignment for Environmental Economics
Nelson Altamirano, National University
Game Assigment for Environmental Economics and Sustainability
Unit 1: Impacts of Land Use
Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ; Martha Murphy, Santa Rosa Junior College; Sarah Fortner, Texas Water Development Board
In this introductory unit, students will learn about the fundamental role of observation by viewing photographs of both agricultural and non-agricultural (natural) landscapes and making independent observations. ...
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 4: Soils, Systems and Society Kit Presentation
Kathryn Baldwin, Eastern Washington University; Jennifer Dechaine, Central Washington University; Rodger Hauge, Eastern Washington University; Gary Varrella, Washington State University-Spokane
In this unit, students construct and present a standards-based, K–8 Soils, Systems, and Society Kit that consists of lessons and supporting materials around a locally and broadly relevant societal issue that ...
Unit 4: Women and Water
Jill Schneiderman, Vassar College; Meg Stewart, Fulbright
Students explore water quality and freshwater access issues around the globe. The activities require students to investigate region-specific water problems in different parts of the world and analyze how those ...
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 ...