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A Growing Concern: Sustaining Soil Resources through Local Decision Making
11 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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...
Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
10 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
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.
Integrating Social Justice into your STEM Classroom: Redlining & Environmental Science
25 Jul 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tamara Basham1, Denise Piechnik2, Durrain Ansari-Yan3, Mackenzie Boyer4, Marci Cole Ekberg5, Matthew Joshua Heard6, Adriane Clark Jones7, Shannon Jones8, Jennifer Kovacs9, Erica Lannan10, Pat Marsteller11, Mary Mulcahy2, Sarah Prescott12, Gustavo Requena Santos13, Ethell Vereen14
1. Collin County Commuity College District 2. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford 3. Diablo Valley college 4. Arizona State University 5. Diablo Valley College 6. Belmont University 7. Mount Saint Mary's University 8. University of Richmond 9. Agnes Scott College 10. Prairie State College 11. Emory University 12. BioQUEST - Executive Director / UNH - Assoc. Prof. 13. Science Yourself 14. Morehouse College
Materials for the workshop on social justice presented at the 2021 BIOME Institute.
Interdisciplinarity through a modular sustainability curriculum
19 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Suann Yang1, Karleen West1
Poster on successful sustainability education in college curricula presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop .
30 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
Investigating Human Impacts on Hawaiian Fishpond Ecology
22 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Michelle Phillips
Hawaii Community College
Examining water quality (including fertilizer residue, nutrients, soil erosion, and invasive plants) on a Hawaiian fishpond ecosystem.
Meeting Report: Sustainability Challenges for Open Resources to promote an Equitable Undergraduate Biology Education (SCORE-UBE) Network
13 Aug 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Kaitlin Bonner2, Karen Cangialosi3, Bryan Dewsbury4, Maggie Diamond-Stanic5, Jason Douma6, Michelle Smith7, Jeremy M Wojdak8
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. St. John Fisher College 3. Keene State College 4. University of Rhode Island 5. Bates College 6. University of Sioux Falls 7. Cornell University 8. Radford University
We report on the SCORE-UBE Network Summit, which involved participants from multiple sectors in open educational resources (OER) in an on-going discussion about sustainability of OER in tandem with...
Modeling Crop Rotation with Discrete Mathematics
25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jennifer Lorraine Cartier1, Kellen Myers, Victoria Ferguson, Yekaterina Voskoboynik
The module develops discrete mathematics models that allow for creation of crop rotation schedules meeting a variety of needs.
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...
PLANT Talking Points: Economic Botany - how we value plants...
18 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials
This resource gives insight into the interactions between humans and the environment.
SCORE/Hewlett Mini grant celebration - Feb 2, 2021 - YouTube
25 Mar 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Carrie Diaz Eaton1, Michelle Smith2, Amee Evans Godwin3, Cynthia Jimes3, Erin Vinson4, Brian Winkel5, Ben Galluzzo6
1. Bates College and QUBES 2. Cornell University 3. ISKME 4. University of Maine 5. SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations 6. Clarkson University
This is a recording of the presentations of results and lesson learned and panel discussion by recipients of the SCORE Network Collaborative Pilot Projects Program - Feb 2, 2021.
The Education for Sustainability – Philly Project: Supporting Teachers to Develop Lessons on Sustainability
28 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Victor Donnay
Bryn Mawr College
Talk given as a part of the Symposium - Communities of Practice for Math Modeling Education at the SIAM 2018 Conference
Using Seafood Traceability to Teach the Complexities of Natural Resource Management and Sustainability
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kelvin D. Gorospe*1, Lauren I. Josephs1, Austin T. Humphries1
University of Rhode Island
This lesson plan addresses the challenge of conveying to students the globalized nature and complexity of natural resource management. Specifically, it uses seafood traceability, or the ability to...