Climate Lesson Plans

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) – Curriculum: Toolkit and lesson plan resources for educators to integrate and cover sustainability in their courses The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)  – Curriculum: Curricular units that offer a full suite of learning materials for an in-depth…

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Climate Wellness

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit Wellness resources to support faculty and staff  General Why Mental Health is a Priority for Action on Climate Change Renée Crown Wellness Institute: Resources for short and simple practices studied at the Crown Institute Faculty & Staff Assistance Program: Workshops for Self-Care & Personal Growth Wellness Employee Resources BIPOC Insight Meditation Society: BIPOC…

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CUB Campus as a Living Learning Lab

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit CUB-Based Resources NEST Campus Field Guide : A PDF guide on species relationships at CUB Other Downloadable Nature Guides – CUB: CUB-based resources exploring other species’ relationships and tools for identification NEST Campus Field Guide Coloring Book: A new iteration of the campus field guide in the form of a coloring book. A Spanish…

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Climate Databases

Climate Across the Curriculum Toolkit These are links for faculty to find climate databases to use in their classrooms. These climate databases are not interpretations or secondary summaries National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR): Climate Data Guide National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Climate Data Online Data Puzzle: Climate Collection Media and Climate Change Observatory…

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CU’s eCenter Director, Dave Newport, on Mission Zero

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If the eCenter had a competitor If the Environmental Center (eCenter) were a private business operating in a market and another business called “Mission Zero” came along that had the same mission, more flexibility, and greater resources, we would have to consider them a challenging competitor. Fortunately, we serve CU students and operate within CU…

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Bigger Fish to Fry

I went fishing for the first time at seven years old. I pulled on my rain boots which matched perfectly with my green basketball shorts and Miami Shores Elementary School t-shirt. I joined my sister for our expedition – a long five-minute hike down our street. We could see the outline of our neighbors screaming…

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