Amy Wilstermann

Calvin College

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Analysis of the Global Climate Change Controversy: A Problem-Based Learning Activity part of SISL:Activities
This is a problem-based learning activity that guides students through a process whereby the class as a whole investigates various stakeholder perspectives on the global climate change controversy. Individual students then reflect on their own perspectives in light of what they have learned.

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Climate Change, Communities, and Public Planning: A Problem-Based Learning Activity part of SISL:Activities
In this problem-based learning activity, students develop a case study that "puts a human face" on the effects of global climate change (GCC) on a particular community in the United States. Students work in teams to: discover cultural, economic, and natural features of the community; identify challenges presented by GCC; and identify options for responding to these challenges.

Conservation and Restoration in a Local Ecosystem part of SISL:Activities
Students are introduced to a local ecosystem and tasked with observing several sites, identifying features that pose threats or promote resilience at the sites, assessing the overall health of the ecosystem, and formulating recommendations for management of the ecosystem.