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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UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program: What is Sustainable Agriculture

This paper is an effort to identify the ideas, practices and policies that constitute the concept of sustainable agriculture.


United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Materials

Materials on coherent, effective and efficient support to countries seeking to attain internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).


Sustainable Consumption and Production

Explore how to create green jobs and construct a resource efficient, low carbon economy while contributing to poverty eleviation via this workshop.


United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR), LLC

This site is useful in creating learning materials about upcoming advanced technologies. The United State Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) creates collaborative partnerships for high risk research that will reduce US dependence on imported oil, minimize vehicle emissions, develop storage technologies, such as batteries and hydrogen fuel cells, and more. View their Publications page for helpful reports and press releases.


United States Global Change Research Program – Climate Literacy Curricular Framework and Grants

This site, endorsed by 13 federal agencies, provides a framework and essential principles for formal and informal education “integrating federal research and solutions for climate and global change.”  Information on federal grants is available for climate change education.


University of Wisconsin Madison Sustainable Agricultural Center

See the educational resources at the Sustainable Agriculture Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Madison


Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI)

The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) is a program of University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships to address issues of poor nutrition and physical fitness in West Philadelphia. UNI’s activities are fully integrated into the university-assisted community school model. UNI organizes school day, after school and summer learning opportunities for more than 10,000 students and their families at 20 public schools in Philadelphia. UNI’s ecological approach to nutrition education includes hands-on experiences for students to grow, cook, consume and sell healthy foods. UNI has in-school “Eat Right Now” programs and “UNI Youth Development” programs.


U.S. Department of Energy – Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicle Data Center: Clean Cities

Clean Cities provides data files that students and educators can download and manipulate for individual research, projects, and presentations. This page describes activities in Clean Cities coalitions throughout the country. View their publications page for PDF reports, fact sheets, and other tools.


US DOE SunShot Inititiative: Solar Career Map

This solar career map explores an expanding universe of solar-energy occupations, describing diverse jobs across the industry, charting possible progression between them, and identifying the high-quality training necessary to do them well. Developed by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council in its capacity as the National Administrator of DOE’s Solar Instructor Training Network, the tool is intended for use by instructors, policy-makers, and job-seekers.


US DOE: Building Energy Codes Program (BECP)

The Building Energy Codes Program offers software, available for download and web-based, to assess residential and commercial compliance. This software allows you to generate your own code-compliant insulation and window packages, or choose from pre-defined, prescriptive packages.


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