Cheryl Young is a geoscientist with expertise in curriculum development and alignment to Next Generation Science Standards. In her current position at Heritage University (HSI), she provides professional development to STEM in-service and pre-service teachers in high-needs, rural school districts of south central WA state. Cheryl's geoscience research areas are microbiology of the terrestrial subsurface, sandstone diagenesis, and the petrophysical properties of porous media.
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Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
The movement toward sustainable communities has brought into focus the centrality of food in our everyday lives and its myriad social, economic, and environmental connections. The purpose of this module, Food as ...
Unit 3: Food Systems In Action part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
In the capstone, Unit 3, students are provided a real-world example of local community action to address the challenge of "healthy food access." The 2015 Leon County (Florida) Sustainable Communities ...
Unit 1: The Food-Energy-Water Connection part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
This unit is designed to function as three days of instruction in an introductory urban planning, environmental science/studies or public health course.
Unit 2: Community-Based Participatory Solutions part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
The introduction and examination of the food, energy, and water connection—as a system in Unit 1—established the dictates of human dependency on and human modification of the environment. We continue a logical ...