Benjamin Cuker

Marine and Environmental Science

Hampton University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Course Modules (6)

4. Creating Electricity from Light part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module introduces students to the various ways electricity is made from solar radiation. It provides a historical approach following advances over the last two centuries. Students see these technologies in ...

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11. Composting Toilets part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Toilet use accounts for the largest use of water in single family homes. In 2016, the average US household toilet accounted for a quarter of a home's total indoor water. Compost toilets are one method that may ...

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10. Energy from Biofuels part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This unit explores the historic, current, and potential use of biomass for the production of energy. Various bio fuels are introduced, and students are reminded of the role of biomass in the development of ...

2. Using Wind to do Work part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module shows students how wind (atmospheric circulation) is produced from solar radiation, gravity, and the spinning of Earth. It then develops the history of how humans have harnessed the power of the wind, ...

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3. Thermal Energy from Light part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
In this module, students learn the basic principles and techniques involved with converting solar radiation to useful heat. They explore the concepts of temperature and heat, and the physical basis for solar ...

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1. Electricity, Work, and Power part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module is designed to prepare students to better understand the other modules in the course. It is a review of basic high school-level physics, reminding students of the fundamentals of energy, work, power, ...

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Activities (6)

4. Creating Electricity from Light part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module introduces students to the various ways electricity is made from solar radiation. It provides a historical approach following advances over the last two centuries. Students see these technologies in ...

InTeGrate Developed This material was developed and reviewed through the InTeGrate curricular materials development process.
Learn more about this review process.

11. Composting Toilets part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Toilet use accounts for the largest use of water in single family homes. In 2016, the average US household toilet accounted for a quarter of a home's total indoor water. Compost toilets are one method that may ...

InTeGrate Developed This material was developed and reviewed through the InTeGrate curricular materials development process.
Learn more about this review process.

10. Energy from Biofuels part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This unit explores the historic, current, and potential use of biomass for the production of energy. Various bio fuels are introduced, and students are reminded of the role of biomass in the development of ...

2. Using Wind to do Work part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module shows students how wind (atmospheric circulation) is produced from solar radiation, gravity, and the spinning of Earth. It then develops the history of how humans have harnessed the power of the wind, ...

InTeGrate Developed This material was developed and reviewed through the InTeGrate curricular materials development process.
Learn more about this review process.

3. Thermal Energy from Light part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
In this module, students learn the basic principles and techniques involved with converting solar radiation to useful heat. They explore the concepts of temperature and heat, and the physical basis for solar ...

InTeGrate Developed This material was developed and reviewed through the InTeGrate curricular materials development process.
Learn more about this review process.

1. Electricity, Work, and Power part of Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability
This module is designed to prepare students to better understand the other modules in the course. It is a review of basic high school-level physics, reminding students of the fundamentals of energy, work, power, ...

InTeGrate Developed This material was developed and reviewed through the InTeGrate curricular materials development process.
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Course (1)

Introduction to Environmental Science part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
This is an introductory course centered around the concept of sustainability. One section is for first semester students majoring in Marine and Environmental Science, and other sections are offered for non-majors. ...

Essay (1)

Eating for a Healthy You and a Sustainable Planet part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Benjamin Cuker, Marine and Environmental Science, Hampton University For the last three years I have co-taught an honors seminar called "Eating for A Healthy You and a Sustainable Planet." I teach the ...