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GPS Treasure Hunt part of Examples
Students are divided into teams, each of which is given a list of instructions and a GPS unit, and sent to find certain locations. At each stop, they identify a particular building stone or a plant.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Biology, Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science

An Experiential Pedagogy for Sustainability Ethics: The Externalities Game part of Examples
The Externalities Game is a non-cooperative game that teaches students about the concept of environmental externalities and allows them to directly experience the moral dimensions of collective action problems. It has been particularly effective for teaching students about the moral aspects of the climate change. Grades are used to create the tension between earning individual grade points at the expense of group benefit. This is part of a research project funded by the National Science Foundation.

Subject: Environmental Science:Human Population:Developing/Developed Countries, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Energy:Energy Policy , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Public policy , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Public policy, Environmental Science:Policy:Energy Policy, Geography:Human/Cultural, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Ethics/Values, Environmental Decision-Making, Global Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology