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Mock United Nations Climate Negotiations Exercise
Shangrila Wynn, The Evergreen State College
This is a version of the UN climate mock negotiations exercise developed by Shangrila Joshi Wynn.

Bioregion Discipline: Geography, Environmental Studies, Political Science/Policy
Bioregion Scale: Global, National/Continental
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Climate Change, Social & Environmental Justice, Civil Society & Governance

Exploring Climate Change Effects on Water Availability and Agriculture
Betsy Bancroft, Gonzaga University
This activity has students work together to summarize regional effects of climate change and other environmental issues, which a focus on how these issues may influence agriculture and water availability. Students present a region to the group and create a layperson summary of the effects of climate change and other environmental change on their region.

Bioregion Discipline: Biology, Geoscience, Environmental Studies
Bioregion Scale: Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Water & Watersheds, Food Systems & Agriculture, Natural Resources, Human Impact & Footprint, Climate Change

Climate Change Mind Map
Woody Moses, Highline Community College

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Oceanography/Marine Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience
Bioregion Scale: Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Climate Change

Mapping Stormwater Runoff Infrastructure for the City of Bothell
Robert Turner, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Term-long course activity for student groups to map the flow of stormwater runoff on newly developed or altered properties in and for the City of Bothell.

Bioregion Discipline: Geoscience, Geography, Environmental Studies
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Promising Pedagogies:Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Pollution & Waste, Design & Planning, Water & Watersheds, Cycles & Systems

Environmental Justice in Tacoma: A Non-Majors Qualitative Assessment of Pollution and Public Policy in the Local Community
Jim Gawel, University of Washington- Tacoma
This activity is designed to get non-environmental majors to qualitatively examine their own community for evidence of environmental injustice. Using a mix of evidence from online sources (U.S. Census, EnviroMapper, Toxic Release Inventory, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, etc.) and field observations, student groups describe the population and pollution sources found within an assigned elementary school district in Tacoma.

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Chemistry
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Social & Environmental Justice, Human Impact & Footprint, Lifestyles & Consumption, Pollution & Waste, Ecosystem Health

Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions at the County Level: A Collaborative Term Project to Enhance Understanding of Climate Modeling and Quantitative Reasoning
Robert Turner, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus; Robert Turner
The general assignment is for the students to work as a team to quantify and map the variability in greenhouse gas emissions for the counties in Washington State. To accomplish this, students work in pairs ...

Bioregion Discipline: Geoscience, Environmental Studies
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Climate Change, Energy

Old Sticks in the Mud: Hazards of Lahars from Mount Rainier Volcano
Patrick Pringle, Centralia College
Volcanic debris flows (lahars) flow long distances, bury and aggrade river valleys, and cause long-term stream disturbances and dramatic landscape changes. Students will evaluate the nature, scale, and history of ...

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Geoscience
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Design & Planning

Water and Civic Responsibility: An Online Discussion Exercise
Rob Viens, Bellevue Community College
Students apply their science learning to regional issues related to water quantity and quality.

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Design & Planning, Promising Pedagogies:Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Water & Watersheds, Pollution & Waste

Courting Environmental Justice: Science, Community Knowledge and Public Health
Lin Nelson, The Evergreen State College
While this module was developed when we followed the federal criminal case around WR Grace and asbestos exposure in a small Montana mining town, it can be adapted for a range of learning experiences regarding environmental justice, argumentation, strategizing, remediation and sustainability.

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Sociology, Interdisciplinary Studies
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Promising Pedagogies:Case Studies, Human Health & Wellbeing, Pollution & Waste, Promising Pedagogies, Social & Environmental Justice

Developing a Sense of Place with Pre-service Science Teachers
Andrew Gilbert, The Evergreen State College
The lesson content focuses on designing investigations concerning the notion of scale through a series of investigations on their campus. The overarching goal is to foster a connection to the earth through an investigation of the local environment.

Bioregion Discipline: Geography, Geoscience, Interdisciplinary Studies
Bioregion Scale: Campus
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Sense of Place