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These teaching activities have been submitted as a part of one of the workshops sponsored by the ACM/FaCE program.

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Home Energy Audit/Retrofits
Barbara Whitten, Colorado College
Home energy audit/retrofits allow students to apply thermodynamic principles to planning and executing a retrofit to make an existing home more energy efficient.

Where does your energy come from? Analyzing your energy bill
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Students use utility bills to determine the cost and sources of energy in their households.

Understanding and Analyzing an Environmental Controversy
Steve Martin, Ripon College
Students will write a paper that analyzes a particular controversy that is related to the environment or issues of sustainability. In so doing, they will discover the role discourse plays in resolving, or failing to resolve, the different goals of competing interests.

Meal Satisfaction and Sustainability for Psychology
Lee, Jen (Coe College) With Contributions from Kent Simmonds (Luther College) and Betsy Hutula (ACM)

Looking Back at History
Jim Farrell, Saint Olaf College
Students research an organism/commodity in the colonial period of American history, and write a first-person narrative/autobiography of its history as European settlers reshaped the environment (mental and physical) of North America.

Treating Mental Illness Around the World
Susan Long, Lake Forest College
This activity asks students to understand indigenous mental health treatments and compare them globally.

Community Excursion - Historic District
Susan Rice, Beloit College

INDEPENDENT MAPPING EXCURSIONS
Susan Rice, Beloit College

AUDIO TOUR EXCURSION
Susan Rice, Beloit College

Oakwood Cemetery Excursions - Beloit, WI
Susan Rice, Beloit College

Legacies of Gandhian thought
Brian Caton, Luther College

Remembering the Model T
Jim Farrell, Saint Olaf College

Spinning wheels of the carbon cycle: Carbon from gasoline to plant material
Yaffa Grossman, Beloit College; george wittler, Ripon College
Students will determine the quantity of carbon dioxide released by driving a vehicle and the the amount of photosynthetic activity required during that time period to offset this carbon dioxide production.

Sustainability through Place
kathleen martinson, Luther College; Sonja Darlington, Beloit College

Gründliche Gründstücke
Amy Gates-Young, Central College

Phenology Plot Project
Ruth Kath, Luther College
Phenology Plot Project--"In Honor Of" Tree Project Enhanced

Mineral Resources Museum
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Students trace the mineral/material sources of common objects in their dorm rooms and create a display of these objects with information about material sources, processing, and sinks.

Whats for Dinner?: Purchasing and Preparing an Organic, locally grown Meal
Craig Watson, Monmouth College
Student groups of five plan, research, prepare and serve each other a meal using naturally grown ingredients, then review and reflect upon the meal and the experience.

Sustainability and Cultural Stories
Jon Jensen, Luther College

Climate Change: Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis
Brock Spencer, Beloit College; Marty St. Clair, Coe College

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