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College/University Resources for Faculty
ACCESS: A Comprehensive Center for Exceptional Student Services at Miami Dade College
Accessibility Center at the Community College of Denver
Access College Center at the University of Washington
A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Disabilities at the University of Wisconson-Madison
Many other videos are available on how to incorporate principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into your courses:
Properly Captioned Videos Related to Earth Science Literacy (made available by Wendi Williams, University of Arkansas Little Rock/Northwest Arkansas Community College)
- Why Earth Science?
- Big Idea 1. Scientists use repeatable observations & testable ideas to understand/explain our planet.
- Big Idea 2. Earth is 4.6 billion years old
- Big Idea 3. Earth is a complex system of interacting rock, water, air, and life
- Big Idea 4. Earth is continuously changing
- Big Idea 5. Earth is the water planet
- Big Idea 6. Life evolves on a dynamic Earth and continuously modifies Earth
- Big Idea 7. Humans depend on Earth for resources
- Big Idea 8. Natural hazards pose risks to humans
- Big Idea 9. Humans significantly alter the Earth