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Communications Booster: Carbon Cycle and Carbon Reservoirs part of CLEAN:Community:Teaching Materials
Alberto Ramirez, Frederick Community College; Elisabeth Harthcock, San Jacinto College; Laura Rico-Beck, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Alberto Ramirez, Frederick Community College, Frederick (MD)Elisabeth Harthcock, San Jacinto College, Pasadena (TX) Laura Rico-Beck, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (IL) This page builds on teaching ...
Communications Booster: Curbing Emissions part of CLEAN:Community:Teaching Materials
Nicole Colston, Oklahoma State University
Nicole Colston, Oklahoma State UniversityCharlie Cottingham, Frederick Community College (MD)Susan Spierre, Arizona State UniversityPaul Ruscher, Florida State University This page builds on the CLEAN reviewed ...
Science and Sustainability: A Freshman Seminar Course part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Steven Neshyba, University of Puget Sound
The backbone of the course is made of two books: Berger and Luckmann's The Social Construction of Reality and Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma. Students will discuss these readings in a seminar format, write papers, take exams, carry out a chemistry experiment using mass spectroscopy, and undertake a research project into current pedagogical approaches to science and sustainability.
Science, Complexity and Sustainability in the University of the Future part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
John Motloch, Ball State University
Series of seminars that build knowledge needed; and application of that knowledge to conceptualize a Regional University of the Future that could educate people to be societal leaders that help communities address the profound environmental, social and economic challenges of the present and future including: how to co-adapt with systems to produce an ecologically, socially and economically healthier world; how to live within nature's laws and limits; and how to help communities live within the dynamics of a place and culture to produce sustainable communities.
Plant People part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Rob Efird, Seattle University
This integrated outdoor-learning, research and reflection exercise gives students a first-hand familiarity with local native plants and their significance in local native societies.
Using Real World Data to Study Soil Foundation Structure Interaction part of Integrate:Workshops:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Activities
Thalia Anagnos, San Jose State University
Soil-Foundation-Structure-Interaction (SFSI) is an important consideration when studying the impact of earthquakes on structures. A video and an online module introduce students to some basics concepts of SFSI.
Runoff Generation from Varying Land Surfaces part of Integrate:Workshops:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Activities
Freddi-Jo Bruschke, California State University-Fullerton
Experimental lab activity and lesson exploring runoff generation from different types of land surfaces.
Mapping your Neighborhood part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Abu Badruddin, Cayuga County Community College
Application of GIS in identifying environmental justice in your neighborhood.
Applying Environmental Justice ConceptsContextualized Essay Options part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Paul Jeffries, Ripon College
This is a writing assignment on the topic of environmental justice for a philosophy-oriented "Philosophy and the Environment" course. It provides somewhat realist scenarios for students to demonstrate their understanding of several theories and practices emerging from environmental ethical issues including race, class, gender, indigenous peoples, and international law and economics.
Empowering People to Deal with the Effects of Climate Change part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
DIANE BERES, Ripon College
This classroom activity involves viewing and discussing very short videos demonstrating the effects of climate change on the lives of people in three different countries.