Northern Illinois University
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Water Crisis part of BASICS:Teaching Materials:The Wicked Problem of an Equitable Zero-Waste Circular Economy:Course-Specific Exercises
Following the circular economy common exercise, the "Water Crisis" lecture and activity includes information on water resources, direct water use, and virtual water. The main activity has the students determine their water footprint and then try to decrease it to the rationing level used in Cape Town, South Africa during the countdown to "Day Zero" in 2018.
Conference Presentations (2)
Assessing the impact of diagram detail on students understanding of hydrology part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
Geoscience education relies on figures and diagrams to convey visual and spatial information to students, but the effectiveness of those images can be difficult to assess. Additionally, an individuals' ...
Employer Perceptions of Career Training and Disability in the Geosciences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday:Poster Session III
Geoscience's field based culture can provide a barrier for students, especially students with disabilities. Field coursework is required in many geoscience programs and is met by completing a four to eight ...
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Go with the Flow: A Virtual Field Experience on Groundwater Flow part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
This virtual field module will introduce students to water level data collection, a key skill in hydrology, hydrogeology, and environmental field work. Students will use site data to analyze and interpret ...