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Wind and Ocean Ecosystems part of Project EDDIE:Teaching Materials:Modules
Wind has a fundamental impact on ocean ecosystems. Wind drives physical processes, including current development and upwelling through Ekman transport. These physical processes, in turn, have cascading impacts on ...
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Environmental Pollution & Public Health part of Project EDDIE:Teaching Materials:Modules
Environmental health is a field of study within public health that is concerned with human-environment interactions, and specifically, how the environment influences public well-being. In this module, students will explore how environmental pollution impacts public health through comparing cancer rates of areas with known environmental pollutants to the national average through a t-test. Students can further their knowledge by comparing the concentrations of atmospheric pollutants in areas with known sources to control sites without such sources. Project EDDIE modules are designed with an A-B-C structure to make them flexible and adaptable to a range of student levels and course structures.
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Using Project EDDIE modules in DSL 200: Scientific Literacy part of Project EDDIE:Teaching Materials:Using Project EDDIE Materials:Instructor Stories
This module will convince even the most anthropocentric student why they should care about environmental pollution. It's also a great way to shows students a practical application of hypothesis testing.
Using Wind and Ocean Ecosystems in Environmental Statistics part of Project EDDIE:Teaching Materials:Using Project EDDIE Materials:Instructor Stories
Author's experience teaching the module in a 13-person Environmental Statistics upper-level undergraduate course at Lynn University.