The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

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.

Overview

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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment


Resource guide that lists the various federal financing programs for which energy efficiency and clean energy qualify – meant to make it easier for state, local and tribal leaders, along with their partners in the private sector, to find capital for energy efficiency and clean energy projects.

March 22, 2014


Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)


The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of international organizations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. By encouraging widespread collaboration and world-class research, the GGKP offers practitioners and policymakers the policy guidance, good practices, tools, and data necessary to support the transition to […]


CLEAN Teaching Climate and Energy Science


Provides a guide for educators built off the original climate and energy literacy frameworks. Educators can find summaries of each principle, possible challenges when teaching the principle, suggested pedagogic approaches for each grade level for grades 6-16, and relevant teaching materials from the CLEAN reviewed collection. Look for connections to the Next Generation Science Standards […]

March 23, 2014


JASON Learning


A non-profit organization that connects students to science and exploration to inspire and motivate them to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). For teachers and informal educators, JASON provides lesson plans, assessments, and comprehensive professional development programs.


BITES Tool: (Building, Industry, Transportation, and Electricity Scenarios)


An interactive framework that lets users explore the energy and carbon implications of altering the current U.S. energy profile. Using ‘what-if’ scenarios, users are able to adjust inputs to the electricity generation, buildings, industry and transportation sectors in order to compare outcomes to baseline reference cases. A great tool for educators looking to integrate energy […]


The Switch Energy Project


A film, web and education program to build energy awareness and efficiency. This project has a lot of short video clips on a wide range of energy topics that teachers may find useful and students may find interesting.


Watt’s Up? The Lowdown on Energy


From the American Geosciences Institute, is a portfolio of instructional modules on energy. Each module is approximately 30 pages and consists of classroom activities, teacher notes, background information, assessments, career information and a glossary.


The WATT? An Energy 101 Primer


This ebook (available on multiple platforms) provides a comprehensive overview of energy in the U.S. Consider it a starting point to becoming a more active, energy-literate citizen able to take on BIG challenges.


Sustainable FERC Project


The Sustainable FERC Project is a coalition of state, regional and national environmental and other public interest organizations working to expand the deployment of clean energy resources into America’s electricity transmission grid. Resources found here can help in the development of curricular materials.


Promoting Technology Innovation for Clean and Safe Water


This updated version of the EPA’s Office of Water report makes the business case for water technology innovation and includes links and resources to assess water vulnerability. The Innovation Highlights sections link to best practices in greening water infastructure, tools for resillency, and other areas of growth in the sustainable water sector.

May 30, 2014


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