Teach the Earth > Teaching Methods > Service-Learning in Geoscience > Examples of Service-Learning in the Geosciences

Examples of Service-Learning in the Geosciences


Help

Results 1 - 10 of 20 matches

Campus Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Campus-Based Learning:Examples
Students conduct a greenhouse gas emission inventory for their college or university. Students analyze findings and present information to the college or university community. -

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Energy:Energy Policy , Environmental Science:Energy, Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Policy:Energy Policy, Environmental Decision-Making, Local Policy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric gases

Green Landscape and Environmental Policy part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
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 ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Sustainability, Water Quality and Quantity, Biology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water

The Geoscape of Bozeman, Montana part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
This project was intended to build familiarity with the local geologic environment through a poster session leading to a single poster following the Canadian "Geoscape" model.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience, Geography, Environmental Science

Reducing pressure on a wastewater treatment plant to accelerate remediation of a polluted harbour part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Students present posters to community partners with strategies to reduce the quantity of water entering a local wastewater treatment plant or to improve the quality of water that needs to be treated. The strategies ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water

A Sustainable Southwest Japanese Garden part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
A Sustainable Southwest Japanese Garden Project combines Earth Systems geoscience curriculum with designing and developing a sustainable Japanese garden. The garden uses water harvested from the roof of the ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Ecosystems:Ecology, Geoscience:Soils, Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Water Conservation

Urban Farming, Soil Science and Me - Reflection 1 part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
This reflection assignment is used within a service learning project to bridge three fundamental categories: community service, personal growth and course content. Reflections are designed to gauge students' ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Geoscience:Soils, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture

Rainwater Harvesting Service Learning Project part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Students will gain an understanding of the history, benefits, and components of a rainwater harvesting system and partner with community members to design and build a rainwater harvesting system for their school.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Water Conservation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy

Service Learning and Local Hydrogeology in the Classroom: An example from Anchorage, Alaska part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Activities
A semester long project in which students work in small groups to analyze a local hydrogeology issue of importance to the community.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Groundwater flow, Water quality/chemistry , Water and society, policy, and management, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Aquifer properties, Environmental Science:Policy:Local Policy

Campus Nitrogen Budget part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Campus-Based Learning:Examples
Link the college or university operations with local ecology. In this study, students use a tool from urban ecology, the nitrogen budget, to research the inputs, outputs and subsytem transfers of nitrogen on the ...

Subject: Geoscience: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Principles, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

Investigating contaminant transport and environmental justice issues in a local watershed through service learning projects with Sierra Club part of Cutting Edge:Service Learning:Activities
Students will be applying hydrogeology concepts and methods in the lab and the field and conducting interviews as part of a coherent characterization of water quality issues and potential risks in local low-income, ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Field methods in hydrogeology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Policy:Environmental Ethics/Values, Local Policy, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning

1 2 Next»


« Previous Page      Next Page »