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Global Change Biology Service-Learning Project part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Course taught by Dr. Phil Camill, Biology Department, Carleton College. Example compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center.
The class engaged in a service learning project to craft a draft sustainability vision for Carleton. The students worked in teams of 3-4 students and the statements that each of the teams developed were shared with the Environment and Technology Studies Program (ENTS) and the Carleton Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC).

Service-Learning in University of Connecticut Upper Division Geosciences Courses part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center. Based on material from Lanbo Liu, Anthony Philpotts, and Norman Gray, "Service-Learning Practice in Upper Division Geosciences Courses: Bridging Undergraduate Learning, Teaching and Research" Journal of Geoscience Education v 52, n 2, March 2004 p. 172-177.
Upper-division earth science courses taught in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Connecticut used a service-learning approach. The emphasis was on providing sound and useful scientific expertise through a project for the local community. Two projects, Imaging the Interior of the Nathan Hale Monument and Hydrogeophysical Investigation of the University Well Field, are described.

Environment and the Earth Class part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center. Based on Bixby et al. (2003), Ecology on Campus: Service Learning in Introductory Environmental Courses, Journal of College Science Teaching, v. 32, n.5, o, 327-331.
The Environment and the Earth class at the University of South Carolina participated in a campus environmental service-learning project where students collected data lighting, water fixtures, recycling bins, and trash in five academic buildings.

Interpreting the History, Geology, and Ecology of Monterey Bay part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Course instructor: Dr. Steve Moore, California State University, Monterey Bay Example compiled by Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center.
This is a 2-unit Service Learning option associated with the "Special Topics: The History, Geology, and Ecology of Monterey Bay" course. Students will learn about Monterey Bay in the special topics course and will share their knowledge with K-12 grade children at local schools by participating in the Virtual Canyon Project.

Winter Geohydrology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
Examples compiled by Suzanne Savanick, SERC based on course taught by Prof. Paul Bierman , Geology Dept., University of Vermont.
This geohydrology course is built around a winter pond study and a snowpack analysis of a skiing area. Both projects are ice- and snow-dependent projects for use in the Vermont winter.