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Service-Learning to explore Sustainability part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Tracy Lai, Seattle Community College-Central Campus
Service-Learning is a means of exploring sustainability and connecting experiential learning with academic study of the topic.

Habitat for Humanity Build Day part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Lori Troxel, Vanderbilt University
Teaching sustainability through Habitat for Humanity.

Rainwater Harvesting Service Learning Project part of Activities
Linda McCall, Texas Water Development Board
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.

Urban Farming, Soil Science and Me - Reflection 1 part of Activities
Federica Raia, The City College of New York
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' ...

The Human side of geologic hazards part of Activities
Renee Faatz, Snow College
Students respond in a charitable way to geological or weather related disasters.

Green Landscape and Environmental Policy part of Activities
Stephanie Freeman, Alabama A & M University
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 ...

The Geoscape of Bozeman, Montana part of Activities
William Locke, Montana State University-Bozeman
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.

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

The 1997 floods of Bozeman Creek, Montana part of Activities
William Locke, Montana State University-Bozeman
This project involved student provocation of community response along a local creek in response to accumulation of twice-normal winter snowpack in the winter of 1996-7.

Integration of Service Learning in Online Geoscience Courses part of Activities
Jennifer Nelson, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Students in our online, introductory geoscience courses are given the opportunity to participate in an environmental service learning project, led by the Center for Earth and Environmental Science (cees.iupui.edu), ...

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