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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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Climate Feedback

Climate Feedback is a new fact-checking tool that lets climate scientists review journalists’ articles on climate change and global warming and gives each story a credibility score. Furthermore, a browser extension is used to enable the scientists to comment on information within media stories so that anyone who installs the plug-in can see the commentary. By highlighting misinformation, a visual cue is being sent to the reader to be cognitively on guard, and thus misinformation is less likely to spread.


Climate Interactive

 These interactive, engaging and scientifically based tools help students see connections, play out scenarios, and figure out what works in addressing climate change. All free to download, a variety of materials are available including: a simulation showing impacts of energy choices on planetary health;  mock-UN climate negotiation role play simulation; online trainings in systems thinking to address climate change; and exploring how climate solutions can address other challenges, including health, resilience, and equity. 


Climate Justice Resources for Low Income and Communities of Color

 This collection of guides and reports is specifically curated for civic engagement addressing the disproportionate impact of climate change on low-income communities and communities of color.


Climate Nexus: Effective Climate Change Conversation and Solutions

 This organization is dedicated to strategic communications that will transform the conversation on climate and clean energy solutions in the United States. They provide a selection of learning tools to improve communication and educate on climate change.


Community Betterment Resources from the Tamarack Institute

The Tamarack Institute provides resources for community change through knowledge, resources and interactive online practice to achieve success in community betterment activities. These resources are broken down into five categories: collective impact, community engagement, collaborative engagement, community development and evaluating community impact.


Community College Review

This website provides first-time college students with tools and information to make their higher education a success. Access to quality education is part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This site allows prospective students to locate and learn about community colleges across the country and provides information on tuition, student diversity, and a general overview of each college. The website also provides information on grants and scholarships, housing, balancing work with education, and other useful tips and articles for students.


Community Energy Conversations

 Community Energy Conversations encourages understanding and civic engagement for positive change through improved civil discourse skills, helping participants understand how energy issues affect them, and assisting people with polarized perspectives find common ground to address issues.  Activities can also be used in college communities for civic engagement activities or by faculty as course assignments. Also see Campus and Course Conversations.


Curriculum Stories: Creating Knowledge Workers for the Greener Product Marketplace

Integrate life cycle thinking into your curriculum with this series of webcasts, showcasing curriculum that engages students in essential conversations about sustainable product development and manufacturing.


Denial 101x: Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

 Learn to make sense of climate science and to respond to climate change denial with these videos from Denial101x’s MOOC. This information doesn’t just educate the viewer on climate science, but goes further to discuss how people think about climate change, understanding the psychology of climate science denial. Useful for both educators and students to promote open communication between people of all backgrounds and beliefs by helping people to recognize and understand how common climate myths are formed, and to provide information on how to effectively debunk climate misinformation.


EnviroAtlas

 The EnviroAtlas provides users access to information that will encourage understanding of the benefits people receive from nature. Interactive tools and resources show how these “ecosystem goods and services” are critically important to human health and will encourage sustainable decision-making practices.


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