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Dr. Alycia Lackey: Bio 103-Saving Planet Earth at Murray State University
Alycia Lackey, Murray State University
At the end of this course that covers a broad spectrum of human impacts on the earth, we used Unit 1 Introduction to Environmental Justice to discuss how people make decisions about their interactions with the environment. Earlier in the course, students had already developed an understanding of human impacts on the environment and political, philosophical, and social perspectives.

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate
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Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Introductory Level

Global Climate Change
Sarah Fortner, Wittenberg University
Consequences of global climate change already include: increased drought, heat waves, flood intensity, glacial retreat, and sea level rise. Solutions are needed to reduce human impact on our climate system and to ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information, Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Meteorology
Elizabeth Malcolm, Virginia Wesleyan College
This lecture/lab course explores topics of weather, climate and air pollution and is taken by majors and non-majors. The goal of the laboratory is to develops students' understanding of the atmosphere through ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Introductory Level

Physical Geography - The Atmosphere
Jill Trepanier, Louisiana State University
The topical focus of GEOG 2050 "Physical Geography: The Atmosphere" includes: (1) basic concepts in atmospheric science, including atmospheric structure and composition, energy balances, and atmospheric ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Geography
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level, College Lower (13-14)

Our Dynamic Weather
Dave Dempsey, San Francisco State University
"Our Dynamic Weather" explores the nature of weather and how and why it changes. It describes how atmospheric scientists display and interpret weather information and use that information to identify ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Introductory Level

Sustainability Science
Lisa Harrington, Kansas State University
A mid-level lecture-based undergraduate course that focuses on sustainability concepts, approaches, and decision-making. Includes use of videos, and relation of sustainability to environmental, economic, and ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Geography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers)
Amy Ellwein, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; Matthew Nyman, Oregon State University
Using Scientific Data is a professional development course for in-service K-12 teachers focused on climate change and Earth system science that also explores how climate concepts can be incorporated into courses ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

Paleoclimatology
Cindy Shellito, University of Northern Colorado
This course introduces students to the methods of paleoclimatology and provides a survey of major climatic events over the history of the Earth. The course incorporates journal articles and web resources to teach ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)

Inquiry into Earth and Space Science
Kyle Gray, University of Northern Iowa
Inquiry into Earth and Space Science is a semester-long content course developed for pre-service elementary teachers that uses inquiry learning to teach concepts related to rocks, minerals, groundwater, stream ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Oceanography, Geology, , GeoscienceAtmospheric ScienceMeteorology, Geoscience
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information, Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Global Climate Change and Earth History
Bob Mackay, Clark College
This course introduces students to Global Change Science through lecture presentations, classroom discussions, assigned readings, and activities designed specifically to complement lecture topics. The course is ...

Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Course Information: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

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