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Dr. Alycia Lackey: Bio 103-Saving Planet Earth at Murray State University part of Integrate:Teaching for Sustainability:How the Community is Using InTeGrate Materials:Instructor Stories
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.

Global Climate Change part of Service Learning:Courses
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 ...

Sustainability Science part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
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 ...

Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers) part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Paleoclimatology part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

Global Climate Change and Earth History part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
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 ...

North American Environments part of Rates and Time:Courses
Natural environments of North America (north of Mexico and excluding Florida) and critical environmental issues in the region will be examined in terms of geology/geomorphology, climate/weather, and biogeography ...

Conservation of Natural Resources part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course utilizes current literature seminar-style discussions and integrates the virtual world software SECOND LIFE into some of the content/presentations.

Oil, Water and Climate part of Complex Systems:Courses
Oil and water are two key strategic resources dominating the international scene. This class provides an overview of global distributions of oil and water resources and analyzes some of the social, economic, and ...

The Earth's Climate System part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an introduction to the climate system through lectures, labs, discussions and activities. It uses lecture and inquiry based activities to help students gain ...

Climatology part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course is designed to help students gain a scientific understanding of the physical aspects of Earth's climate system and the factors that influence climate change. We explore the global balance of energy ...

Planetary Climate Change part of Process of Science:Courses
What are weather and climate, how has climate changed in the past, how do we know, what causes climate to change, and how can we predict future climate? Planetary Climate Change explores scientists' current ...

Oil and Water (Geog 7) part of Energy:Energy Courses
Oil (energy) and water are two key strategic resources dominating the international scene and for which people have been and will continue to fight and go to war over. Energy and water play a major role in most of ...

Climate Discovery part of Energy:Energy Courses
Climate Discovery is a series of three courses offered via NCAR Online Education for professional development of middle and high school science educators.

Earth's Climate: Past, Present and Future part of Introductory Courses:Courses
Earth's climate has changed dramatically over its history moving between completely ice-free intervals to periods of global glaciation. This course will examine how and why these changes occurred by ...

Earth Systems and Climate Change part of Introductory Courses:Courses
GGEOL 115 explores cycles, trends, and abrupt events in the Earth system. Analyses of the geologic record and global climate models provide perspective for understanding paleoclimate and future climate changes, ...

Earth System and Climate part of Course Design:Goals Database
An introduction to global climate change with an Earth Systems approach. The focus will be current climate change put into the context of climate change at a geologic time scale.

Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This is Earth history taught from a planetary science perspective, comparing it to its neighboring planets. Using a systems approach, students determine how and why the atmosphere and the climate have changed over ...

Human Dimensions of Climate Change: Past and Future part of Course Design:Goals Database
In this course we will examine how rapid climate change has affected human civilizations in the past and how it might in the future. Through a critical reading of the literature and by analysis and discussion we ...

Causes and Implications of Global Change part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
This course embodies an integrated introduction to the broad scientific and social aspects of the global change "problem." Two large Global Change issues are discussed in terms of the science, the impacts ...

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