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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: Oceanography/Marine Studies, Chemistry, Geoscience, Biology, Environmental Studies
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: Cycles & Systems, Design & Planning, Pollution & Waste, Promising Pedagogies:Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Water & Watersheds

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

Researching Ocean Acidification in General Chemistry
Kalyn Shea Owens and Sonya Remington, North Seattle Community College
This research-based student project used the problem of ocean acidification to cover the sustainability concept of fossil fuel combustion and the disciplinary concepts of kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base chemistry and solubility.

Bioregion Discipline: Chemistry
Bioregion Scale: Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Sustainability Concepts & Practices, Natural Resources, Water & Watersheds

Investigating Local Food: Meet Your Washington Farmers
June Johnson Bube, Seattle University
This assignment sequence seeks to stimulate students' thinking and writing about food production in the western Washington bioregion through a series of activities combining readings, class discussion, fieldwork, and writing assignments. Collaborative work in and outside of class culminates in students' interviewing local farmers and vendors at farmers markets and writing a surprising informative essay.

Bioregion Discipline: English
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed, Campus
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Ecosystem Health, Human Health & Wellbeing, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Social & Environmental Justice, Food Systems & Agriculture, Sustainability Concepts & Practices

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

An Assessment of Riparian Vegetation in a Human-Influenced Landscape
Lisa Carlson, Centralia College
Given that humans historically have heavily used rivers and the lands along them for agriculture, transportation and other activities, how does human impact currently affect riparian ecosystems in a rural region? Students will address this question through several activities.

Bioregion Discipline: Environmental Studies, Biology
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed, Campus
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Water & Watersheds, Ecosystem Health

Is The Water Safe for Aquatic Life?
Sue Habeck, Tacoma Community College
In this field activity students ponder sustainability issues such as point and non-point sources of pollution (including personal contributions), impacts of pollution, and potential mitigations.

Bioregion Discipline: Biology, Chemistry
Bioregion Scale: Campus, Local Community/Watershed
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Water & Watersheds, Ecosystem Health, Human Impact & Footprint, Pollution & Waste, Sustainability Concepts & Practices