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Map Your Hazards! – Assessing Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Brittany Brand1, Pamela McMullin-Messier2, Melissa Schlegel3
1. Boise State University 2. Central Washington University 3. College of Western Idaho
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...
A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making
By Sarah Fortner1, Martha Murphy2, Hannah Scherer3
1. Wittenberg University 2. Santa Rosa Junior College 3. Virginia Tech
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 Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes
By Lisa Gilbert1, Josh Galster2, Joan Ramage3
1. Williams College 2. Montclair State University 3. Lehigh University
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...
Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Cindy Shellito1, Becca Walker2, Cynthia Fadem3
1. University of Northern Colorado 2. Mt. San Antonio College 3. Earlham College
In this two to three week module, students explore short-term climate variability resulting from atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions.
Interactions between Water, Earth’s Surface, and Human Activity
By Sue DeBari1, Kyle Gray2, Julie Monet3
1. Western Washington University 2. University of Northern Iowa 3. California State University - Chico
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.
Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
By Adriana Perez1, Jill Schneiderman2, Meg Stewart, Joshua Villalobos3
1. Dona Ana Community College 2. Vassar College 3. El Paso Community College
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.