The SEED Center

Resource Center


The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.


How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!

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Resources for Educators on Global Climate Change

This collection of resources for educators and students focuses on global climate change, including information from NASA, NOAA, the US Department of Energy, and more.

Scaling up Green Bond Markets for Sustainable Development

 This guide offers educators a specialized toolbox about the green bonds being used to finance the implementation of renewable energies.  It includes a toolbox of action plans and examples and a section specific to emerging economies, but also includes basic information on the growing green bond market.

Science Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal

 This peer-reviewed journal brings together civic engagement and scientific education through articles and information to empower students to become active participants in solutions to societal problems, and engaged members of their communities. A great resource for teachers, it further examines how to use important civic issues as a context to engage students, stimulate their interest, and promote their success in mathematics and science.

Science League of America Blog on Climate Change Denial

 This blog provides honest science education, particularly in regards to climate change. The writers provide literature, illustrated lectures, essays and speeches to defend climate change education against denialist attacks.

SciTech Connect

 This US Department of Energy website provides data, articles, reports and books on science, technology, and engineering research. Topics include: Fossil Fuels; Energy Storage, Conversion and Utilization; Renewable Energy Sources; and Environmental Sciences.

Skeptical Science Phone App

 Skeptical Science has developed a free phone app for climate science vs climate denial discussion and debate. It lists skeptic arguments as well as information on what science says on each argument, plus recent research and the latest data on climate science. This app is available for both iPhone and Android

Skeptical Science: Explaining Climate Change Science & Rebutting Myths and Misinformation

 This award winning website uses scientific skepticism to improve understanding of climate change denial and rebut their arguments. By analyzing arguments against climate change on scientific grounds and by using peer reviewed scientific literature, this website provides an educated understanding of what is truly happening in today’s climate. Be sure to check out their Resources section for classroom materials: documents, graphics, links, guidebooks, a temperature trend calculator and video of public talks on the subject.

SmartReport on STEM: Creating Pathways for All

 In this report, experts share their insight and suggestions for promising practices on STEM. This interactive digital publication is packed with video, audio and special features, even a section on how educators can help teach workforce skills to students with neurological differences
(Registration is required to download the report, but it’s free.)

Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform

 This opensource software application allows cities and states to streamline the process of managing and standardizing building energy data for better energy efficiency program design and implementation.

To maximize the success of the platform, the SEED Platform Collaborative was created to provide technical support, a peer community and opportunities to provide input on future software development.

State of the Climate

 The State of the Climate is a collection of general summary information and monthly climate briefings recapping climate-related occurrences on both global and national scales.

Also see the State of the Climate Report, a yearly publication in which hundreds of scientists from around the globe contribute.

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