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About Solar Reference Guide for Students
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The resource, "About Solar Reference Guide for Students" included in "Lesson 08 Power Resources" is a part of "Unit 05 Green Sustainable Facility Design" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
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Wholesale Solar
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03/17/2015
Article: C-ROADS: Climate--Rapid Overview and Decision-Support Simulator
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The resource, "C-ROADS Overview Reference" included in "Lesson 2 Modeling Exercise with C-LEARN" is a part of "Unit 10 Mock Summit and Portfolio Capstone Finale" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4

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Sustainable agriculture
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Climate Interactive
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03/18/2015
Battery Sizing Worksheet
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The resource, "Battery Sizing Activity Student Handout" included in "Lesson 1 Batteries and Energy Storage" is a part of "Unit 09 Energy Storage" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3

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Sustainable agriculture
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Environmental sciences
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Wholesale Solar
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03/17/2015
Black Carbon
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This video describes black carbon, or soot, and its effect on the atmosphere and sea ice. The resource, "Black Carbon on Iced- NOAA" included in "Lesson 3 Black Ice" is a part of "Unit 03 Challenges to Safe Operating Space" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
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Ocean Today
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03/17/2015
Black Walnut Toxicity Report
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The resource, "Black Walnut Toxicity Report" included in "Lesson 3 Species Interactions" is a part of "Unit 09 Biodiversity Decline and Sustainablility" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Purdue University
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03/18/2015
Brazilian Amazon Deforestation (image)
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The resource, "Brazilian Amazon Deforestation (image)" included in "Lesson 3 Human Footprint" is a part of "Unit 02 The Human Footprint" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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CNET
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03/17/2015
Charles Moore: Seas of Plastic
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In this TED Talk video, Capt. Charles Moore discusses the problem of plastic debris in our seas. The resource, "Charles Moore TEDTalk Video" included in "Lesson 4 Plastic Indestructible Waste" is a part of "Unit 02 The Human Footprint" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
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03/17/2015
Curiosity's 7 Minutes of Terror
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In this video, engineers who designed the entry, descent, and landing system for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity candidly talk about the new landing system, and describe the challenges of Curiosity's final moments before touchdown on Aug. 5, 2012, at 10:31pm PDT. The video, "7 Minutes of Terror Video" included in "Lesson 6 Testing New Worlds Mars Colony" is a part of "Unit 02 Introduction to Science and Engineering Methods" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 1.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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03/17/2015
Data Trends: Water Use Tracking
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The Portfolio Manager DataTrends series is the first-ever analysis of aggregate data stored within ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, pulled from a pool of hundreds of thousands of commercial buildings across the United States. This fact sheet examines how buildings are tracking not only their energy use, but also their water use in Portfolio Manager. Other statistics are also presented in an easy-to-read format.The resource, "Data Trends: Water Use Tracking" included in "Lesson 4 Water Load Estimations" is a part of "Unit 06 Load Estimations and Calculations" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3.

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Sustainable agriculture
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Environmental sciences
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US Environmental Protection Agency
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03/17/2015
Dennis vanEngelsdorp: A Plea for Bees
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This TED Talk looks at why bees are dying in droves.Why? Leading apiarist Dennis vanEngelsdorp looks at the gentle, misunderstood creature's important place in nature and the mystery behind its alarming disappearance. The resource, "Dennis vanEngelsdorp: A Plea for Bees" included in "Lesson 2 Bee Colony Collapse" is a part of "Unit 09 Biodiversity Decline and Sustainablility" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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TED
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03/18/2015
Effects of Urbanization on Stream Ecosystems
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This USGS video uses Raleigh, NC as an example of the effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems.
The resource, "Effects of Urbanization on Stream Ecosystems" included in "Lesson 1 Intro to Stormwater Management" is a part of "Unit 08 Storm Water Management Capstone" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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USGS
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03/17/2015
Energy Literacy Teacher Resource Guide
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The resource, "Energy Literacy Teacher Resource Guide" included in "Lesson 1 Energy Definition & Types" is a part of "Unit 02 What Is Energy" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
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The US Department of Energy
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03/17/2015
Energy Tracking Tool v. 1.2
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This tracking sheet from Energy Star will track your energy use, cost, and intensity, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. This tool also allows you to customize your energy intensity metrics to fit your strategy. The resource, "Energy Tracking Tool v. 1.2" included in "Lesson 5 Electrical Devices Load Estimation" is a part of "Unit 06 Load Estimations and Calculations" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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US Environmental Protection Agency
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03/17/2015
The Evolution of Building Codes in the United States with Respect to Hurricane Winds
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This article from AIR Worldwide is a brief history of the development of building codes in the United States and an explanation of their importance in estimating building stock vulnerabilities.The resource, "The Evolution of Building Codes in the United States with Respect to Hurricane Winds" included in "Lesson 01 Building Codes" is a part of "Unit 05 Green Sustainable Facility Design" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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03/17/2015
From Rooftop to Alleyway, Chicago Fights Extreme Urban Heat With Greener Ideas
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This video report discusses how Chicago is taking action to mitigate climate change in an urban landscape. The resource, "Chicago Beats Urban Heat YouTube Video" included in "Lesson 12 Urban Heat Island Effect" is a part of "Unit 05 Green Sustainable Facility Design" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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PBS
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PBS Newshour
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03/17/2015
Hans Rosling: the Magic Washing Machine
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This TED talk by Hans Roslin makes the point that the washing machine was the greatest invention of the Industrial Resolution. The resource, "Hans Rosling: the Magic Washing Machine" included in "Lesson 2 Material Possessions and Sustainability" is a part of "Unit 01 What is Sustainability" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 1.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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TED
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03/17/2015
The Heat is On: US Temperature Trends
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This online resource shows trends in US temperature changes from 1970-2011. The resource, "The Heat is On: US Temperature Trends" included in "Lesson 3 Variation and Trend - Weather and Climate" is a part of "Unit 06 Energy Budget, Climate and Energy Resources" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Climate Central
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03/17/2015
The Majestic Plastic Bag
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This video from Heal the Bay is a mockumentary about the life of a plastic bag. The resource, "The Majestic Plastic Bag" included in "Lesson 4 Plastic Indestructible Waste" is a part of "Unit 02 The Human Footprint" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Heal the Bay
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03/17/2015
NASA Goodbye Glaciers
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This online video briefly shows glacial loss in North and South America between 2003 and 2010. The resource, "NASA Goodbye Glaciers" included in "Lesson 3 Black Ice" is a part of "Unit 03 Challenges to Safe Operating Space" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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NASA
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03/17/2015
OSO - Introduction to Permaculture
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This open text book is derived from the content of the Massive Open Online Course “Intro to Permaculture�. The original course also included interactive mapping and design tools that accompanied this content. The course and book provide a general overview of the Permaculture design system. The book can be downloaded as a print version. However, there are many accompanying videos and content pages that are linked to throughout the text, so it is best viewed online where the links can be accessed.

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Sustainable agriculture
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08/21/2018
Plastic Bottles Pile Up As Mountains of Waste Article-Student Handout
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This online article discusses supply and demand issues surrounding plastics recycling, specifically plastic water bottles. The resource, "Plastic Bottles Pile Up As Mountains of Waste Article-Student Handout" included in "Lesson 5 Non-Municipal Water" is a part of "Unit 07 Water on a Global Scale" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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NBC News
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03/17/2015
Prehistoric Climate Change and Why it Matters Today
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This Smithsonian webpage contains links and documents necessary for the "Prehistoric Climate Change and Why it Matters Today" set of activities. The resource, "Prehistoric Climate Change and Why it Matters Today" included in "Lesson 4 Energy Budget and Climate" is a part of "Unit 06 Energy Budget, Climate and Energy Resources" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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03/17/2015
Rain Catchers
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This 6-minute video and accompanying article explores the effects of rainwater on water quality in Ellerbe Creek and the potential effects of rain gardens in mitigating pollution. The resource, "Rain Catchers" included in "Lesson 7 Rainwater Harvesting and Cisterns" is a part of "Unit 08 Storm Water Management Capstone" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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03/17/2015
Safety and Security Analysis- Investigative Report by NASA on Proposed EPA Hydrogen-Powered Vehicle Fueling Station
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EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality commissioned NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to prepare this technical report in support of the Agency’s hydrogen and fuel cell program. The resource, "Safety and Security Analysis- Investigative Report by NASA" included in "Lesson 3 Renewable Fuels Policy" is a part of "Unit 04 Fuel Resources" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4

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Sustainable agriculture
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Environmental sciences
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EPA
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03/17/2015
Siemens and The Willow School (video)
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The resource, "Siemens and The Willow School (video)" included in "Lesson 04 Green Sustainable Facility Design Considerations" is a part of "Unit 05 Green Sustainable Facility Design" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 3

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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Siemens Industry, Inc.
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03/17/2015
The Smart Grid: an Introduction
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This publication from the US Dept. of Energy explores the imperative of revitalizing America's electric infrastructure. The resource, "The Smart Grid: an Introduction" included in "Lesson 1 What Is a SmartGrid" is a part of "Unit 06 Smartgrids" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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03/17/2015
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Protonic
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This image is a diagram of a proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell. The resource, "Fuel Cell Student Handout" included in "Lesson 1 Analysis of Automobiles" is a part of "Unit 03 Transportation" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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03/17/2015
A Song of Our Warming Planet (sheet music)
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This score by Daniel Crawford is based on temperature data. The resource, "A Song of Our Warming Planet (sheet music)" included in "Lesson 3 Variation and Trend - Weather and Climate" is a part of "Unit 06 Energy Budget, Climate and Energy Resources" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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University of Minnesota
Date Added:
03/17/2015
A Song of our Warming Planet
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The resource, "A Song for our Warming Planet Redirect" included in "Lesson 3 Variation and Trend - Weather and Climate" is a part of "Unit 06 Energy Budget, Climate and Energy Resources" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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Ensia
Date Added:
03/17/2015
Stabilization Wedges: A Concept and Game
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The Stabilization Wedges game is a simple framework for understanding both the carbon emissions cuts needed to avoid dramatic climate change and the tools already available to do so. The resource, "Stabilization Wedges: A Concept and Game" included in "Lesson 1 Climate Change Negotiations" is a part of "Unit 10 Mock Summit and Portfolio Capstone Finale" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson Plan
Date Added:
03/18/2015
Strategies for Managing the Effects of Urban Development on Streams
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This publication details BMPs for stormwater in urban areas. The resource, "Strategies for Managing the Effects of Urban Development on Streams" included in "Lesson 1 Intro to Stormwater Management" is a part of "Unit 08 Storm Water Management Capstone" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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USGS
Date Added:
03/17/2015
Student Activity on the Carbon Cycle
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In this activity, students will use several web tools to analyze CO2 concentrations from sites around the globe, measured by NOAA. By analyzing short and long-term trends of CO2 in the atmosphere, students will learn how the atmosphere and climate are changing and determine the causes that are responsible for these changes. The resource, "Student Activity on the Carbon Cycle" included in "Lesson 1 Sources of Atmospheric Carbon" is a part of "Unit 02 Atmospheric Carbon" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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NOAA
Date Added:
03/17/2015
TED - Let the Environment Guide our Development
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Human growth has strained the Earth's resources, but as Johan Rockstrom reminds us, our advances also give us the science to recognize this and change behavior. The resource, "TED - Let the Environment Guide our Development" included in "Lesson 4 Safe Operating Space for Humanity" is a part of "Unit 01 The Earths Limit" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
Date Added:
03/17/2015
TEDTalk: Biomimicry in Action
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The resource, "BioMimicry in Action TEDTalk" included in "Lesson 4 Research and Careers in Engineering" is a part of "Unit 04 Engineering Design Process and Careers" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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TED
Date Added:
03/17/2015
TEDTalk: Life in Biosphere 2
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In this video, Jane Poynter tells her story of living two years and 20 minutes in Biosphere 2 - an experience that provoked her to explore how we might sustain life in the harshest of environments. The resource, "Biosphere TED Talk Video" included in "Lesson 4 Human Habitat Sustainability Biosphere1" is a part of "Unit 02 Introduction to Science and Engineering Methods" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 1

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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TED
Date Added:
03/17/2015
Urban Development Results in Stressors that Degrade Stream Ecosystems
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This fact sheet highlights selected findings of a comprehensive assessment by the National Water-Quality Assessment Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) of the effects of urban development on stream ecosystems in nine metropolitan study areas. The resource, "Urban Development Results in Stressors that Degrade Stream Ecosystems" included in "Lesson 1 Intro to Stormwater Management" is a part of "Unit 08 Storm Water Management Capstone" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 2.

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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USGS
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03/17/2015
Using 'Nature as an Asset' to Balance Costa Rica's Farming With Preservation
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In this video, part of NewsHour's series "Food for 9 Billion," special correspondent Sam Eaton resports on a push in Costa Rica to embrace forest preservation and biodiversity while keeping up with the demand for farming. The resource, "Balancing Costa Rica's Farming With Preservation Video" included in "Lesson 3 Species Interactions" is a part of "Unit 09 Biodiversity Decline and Sustainablility" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 4

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
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Lesson
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PBS
Date Added:
03/18/2015
Video: The Natural Step and Sustainability Explained in 2 Minutes
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The resource, "Video Natural Step and Sustainability" included in "Lesson 4 Sustainability in Practice" is a part of "Unit 01 What is Sustainability" included in Energy & Sustainability ES - Course 1

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Sustainable agriculture
Environmental technology
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
eGREENEWS.com
Date Added:
03/17/2015