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InTeGrate Resources

Core Resources

Regulating Carbon Emissions

Robyn Smyth, Sandra Penny, Curt Gervich, Gautam Sethi, Eric Leibensperger, Pinar Batur

Version: 1.0

Learn how to incorporate these teaching materials into your class. Find out what's included with each module. Learn how it can be adapted to work in your classroom.
climate change, environment, Activity Length, Extended Project
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206
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09.2018

Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk

Brittany Brand, Pamela McMullin-Messier, Melissa Schlegel

Version: 1.0

The Map Your Hazards module provides students an interactive mechanism to engage in place-based exploration of natural hazards, social vulnerability, risk and the factors that shape their communities perception of natural hazards and risk.
earth science, environmental science, global change, natural hazards, environmental studies, environmental sociology, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
1.3K
157
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01.2018

A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making

Sarah Fortner, Martha Murphy, Hannah Scherer

Version: 1.0

This module addresses this need by providing students the opportunity to examine the differences between intensively managed agricultural landscapes (e.g. grazelands, conventional tillage) and "natural" landscapes (forested or prairie).
sustainability, environmental science, geology, soil science, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
960
162
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01.2018

Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes

Lisa Gilbert, Josh Galster, Joan Ramage

Version: 1.0

Making the difficult decision to evacuate before a hurricane makes landfall can save lives and property. This two week module explores how hurricanes connect the ocean-atmosphere-terrestrial systems and society.
sustainability, earth science, Oceanography, environmental science, global change, natural hazards, atmospheric science, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
1.2K
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01.2018

Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice

Cindy Shellito, Becca Walker, Cynthia Fadem

Version: 1.0

In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.
Oceanography, environmental science, global change, meteorology, geology, geological hazards, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
909
148
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01.2018

Interactions between Water, Earth’s Surface, and Human Activity

Sue DeBari, Kyle Gray, Julie Monet

Version: 1.0

This two-week (~10-hour) module focuses on water and its importance to humans, both as a limited resource and in shaping Earth's surface.
earth science, environmental science, geoscience, water resources, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
818
137
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01.2018

Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources

Adriana Perez, Jill Schneiderman, Meg Stewart, Joshua Villalobos

Version: 1.0

This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean freshwater.
sustainability, environmental science, global change, exam, water resources, environmental sociology, Resources @ InTeGrate, Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Activity Length, Extended Project
1.2K
191
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01.2018

InTeGrate FMN 2018

As part of my second mentoring of the InTeGrate FMN for QUBES, I chose to focus on my conversion of several resources to an online course format.
Introductory, Online course, Undergraduate, Homework, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Majors, Non-majors, Activity Length, Conference material
841
221
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08.2018

Critical Zone Science Part II

Michael E Loik

Version: 1.0

As part of our effort to model the redwood forest water budget, we used the InTeGrate Unit 5.2 to put numbers to pathways.
Lab, Lecture, Instructional Setting
701
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08.2018

Critical Zone Science

Michael E Loik

Version: 1.0

My class used Water Balance of a Tree (Unit 5.1) to begin quantifying the fundamental pathways for water movement within a forest. The ultimate goal was to model transpiration of the redwood forest on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
Lab, Instructional Setting
689
120
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08.2018
I incorporated three units from InTeGrate into my General Biology II class. This document outlines how I used these materials, and what modifications I made to them.
Introductory, Lecture, Undergraduate, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Majors, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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164
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06.2018
I implemented Unit 5 of the "Climate of Change" module into two weeks of my nonmajors Environmental Science course to cover the concepts of atmospheric science, climate change, and data evaluation.
Lecture, Instructional Setting
819
159
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06.2018
The Systems Thinking module (Units 1-3) was utilized in two separate introductory biology courses, General Biology II Lab and The Living Environment online course.
biology, systems thinking, lab activity, Introductory, Lab, Online course, Undergraduate, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Majors, Non-majors
1.1K
258
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05.2018
The Climate of Change module was implemented in my Introduction to Environmental Sustainability course. We concluded the semester with an in depth examination of climate change, which includes how it is monitored, long and short term climate variability,
Introductory, Undergraduate, Audience Level, Non-majors
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224
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05.2018
I combined material from the Carbon, Climate and Energy Resources Module and the Changing Biosphere Module to help students understand climate change, the carbon cycle, and feedback loops in my intro Ecology class.
Introductory, Lecture, Undergraduate, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Activity Length, Less than 1 hour
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05.2018
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic preparation. I introduced this exercise as a capstone in the last th
genetics, videos, QUBES, ecology, Resources @ HHMI - BioInteractive, Mathematical Biology, calculus, java, organismal biology, quantitative biology, bioinformatics, neuroscience, genomics, cancer, Secondary, youtube, microbiome, Faculty Mentoring Network, salamander, Capture mark-recapture, Audience level - Introductory UG - majors, Audience level - Introductory UG - non-majors, ecosystems, genetic basis of disease, biology of cells, human reproduction, food chain, Introduction to Modeling, random number generator, Post-secondary, Lower Division, Possible Tasks, Modeling Project, Build, Compare, Evaluate, exponential decay, recursion, absorption, elimination, Introductory, Lab, Lecture, Abstract, Undergraduate, Homework, Instructional Setting, Audience Level, Non-majors, Activity Length, Extended Project, Conference material
1.2K
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05.2018