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.
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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While this section of Advanced Biofuels USA provides information for K-12 education, it also serves as a great resource for educational materials. Educators will find useful links and information on education programs, lesson plans, and many other helpful resources for educational use.
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The Advanced Research Projects Agency, out of the U.S. Department of Energy, provides information on funding and technologies focused exclusively on high risk, high payoff concepts technologies. Educators can use this to describe possible new technologies and some of the supportive funding and policy to assist students with understanding the future potentials for the industry. […]
Agriculture of the Middle has produced three sets of curricular resources on value-based food supply chains for university-level business and economics courses. Course instructors can use these curricular resources to explain the differences between mainstream and value-based food supply chains. Case studies provide a foundation for analysis and discussion of concepts such as sustainable supply […]
Read this article (2000) written by Miguel A. Altieri of the University of California, Berkley to better understand the principles and strategies for designing sustainable farming systems.
This report (1997) gives an overview of sustainable agriculture. It compares various definitions and dispels some myths. Issues related to implementing sustainable agriculture are discussed. A list of institutions (mainly in Kansas) that support sustainable agriculture is provided.
A monthly trade journal dedicated to coverage of biodiesel news, events and information relevant to the global industry. With editorial focus on U.S. and international methyl ester manufacturing, trade, distribution and markets, Biodiesel Magazine also provides insight into feedstock and market share competition from the non-ester renewable diesel sector. Online site could be used to […]
This website list and describes biofuels education programs.
This is one of many sites that lists job postings for the biofuels industry. It provides some insights into what jobs are available.
Help your classroom be more global and more engaged in practical solutions. This entrepreneurial charity initiates practical sustainability solutions and delivers them by setting up new enterprises and partnerships around the world. They assist and encourage others to achieve sustainability through consultancy, education and informing policy.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (SARE’s) Free Book, The New American Farmer, 2nd Edition, profiles sustainable agricultural innovations across the United States by featuring more that 60 successful farmers and ranchers. Educators can use this book to reference successful case studies and context specific initiatives in sustainable agriculture.
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