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


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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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.


Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Fair Trade Colleges & Universities provides support for civic engagement opportunities for students with the support of a nationwide network of students, staff and faculty. Build a commitment to sustainability and social justice through awareness and action to become Fair Trade on campus. This organization assists students in building a team, creating out-reach programs, sourcing Fair Trade at events, building a commitment to Fair Trade education and passing a Fair Trade resolution.


Footprint USA: Building a sustainable future through simulation & visualization

 Footprint USA is a simulation game, informed by real-world data, that is designed to empower individuals and society, to make more informed and sustainable decisions. Players must deal with real-world issues, such as climate change, how to feed a growing world population, renewable energy, improving education, etc.


Free Online Courses in Environmental Science and Sustainability

 This website provides information about and links to a variety of free college-level sustainability courses students and teachers can utilize to augment learning. Courses subjects include: general sustainability studies, greening the economy, sustainable urban development, climate change mitigation, environmental law, sustainable agriculture and even courses specifically designed for educators.


Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership

The Gateways to Green Building workforce partnership provides residents of high-poverty neighborhoods with various green construction occupational training opportunities. It aligns resources such as education and training programs, registered apprenticeships, state and local government, neighborhood organizations, and employers to address workforce and economic development needs. Training offerings are developed to respond to local employers’ needs, and currently focus on energy-efficient construction, construction industry safety, and hazardous-waste operations and emergency response.


Get Involved, Change the World: How-To Guide for Students

 Students have the power to enact positive change, both within university communities and in the world. In this sustainable student action guide, students are provided with everything they need to know to build a campaign, find funding and reach sustainable goals on campus and beyond. Read interviews from experts in student activism as they share their insight into what it takes to make sustainable action a reality and find suggestions for getting an audience with administration, finding funding for a cause, plus extensive resources for making it all happen.


Going Green at School: A Guide to Sustainability in College and Life

 This guide provides students with information on what it means to “go green” and the advantaged and benefits of sustainability practices in college and all aspects of life. It provides tips, insights into sustainable college activities and programs and a list of sustainability resources for further information and action.


Green Challenges for Sustainability Education

 This website provides a plethora of activities and challenges to promote sustainability awareness and practices in all areas of life. While it is set up as a contest, the challenges remain posted year-round and will provide educators with ideas and inspiration for classroom challenges and community activities. Some of the topics included are: the human footprint, food, zero waste, biodiversity, personal health, education, agriculture, and fashion.


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