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Earthquake Case Studies: Scientific Details and Societal Impacts part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Matthew Nyman, Oregon State University
Learning outcomes for this activity include learning earthquake basics. The larger context of the inequity of earthquake impacts provides a social/environmental justice lens that encourages students to examine earthquake hazards with a broader perspective.

Exploring the environmental injustice of climate change: An international debate teaching exercise part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
April Baptiste, Colgate University
Climate change and environmental justice class activity. Designed for students to understand the justice issues surrounding climate change on a global and domestic level.

Local Garbage in a Global Controversy part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Angie Gumm, Friends University
This is a role-playing activity about the dioxin debate between Dr. Barry Commoner and Dr. Robert Brown about the resource recovery plant in Ames, Iowa, and the Nunavut Inuit. It addresses issues of environmental justice, risk assessment, and ideology in relation to the management of solid waste.

Cyber-Mediated Ethnography: The Next Best Thing to Being There part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Deborah Jackson, Earlham College
In this activity, students undertake a "cyber-mediated ethnography" project. Working in small groups, students use internet resources connected to the location they are studying, and involving variously positioned stakeholders. The product is a group report and presentation and, if resources allow, a website sharing their findings.

Environmental Justice Activity part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Herb Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mock Public Comments on the Draft EIS for West Virginia's King Coal Highway part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Lauren Waterworth, Appalachian State University
Students will review a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and respond in the form of public comments at a mock public hearing.

Using Differing Substrates to Track Their Effectiveness in Neutralizing Acid Deposition part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Nathan Cahoone, Trinidad State Junior College
The overall point of this assignment is to recognize what type of natural and human made structures can protect us from the affects of acid rain.

Using Poetry to Explore the Rhetoric of Environmental Justice part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Amanda Hagood, Hendrix College
How can literary work give us deeper insight into the concept of environmental justice? This activity explores the crossroads of political writing and poetry, and challenges students to put environmental justice principles into their own words.

Using Media to Document Public Attitudes on Waste part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Sya Kedzior, Towson University
Students work in small groups to record interviews capturing public attitudes on various types of waste. Students then edit shorter videos into a larger film that incorporates student analysis and synthetic commentary on waste in our society.

Using Sensory Data to Map Enviromental Experiences part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Lisa Phillips, Illinois State University



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