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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The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) seeks to promote policies and best practices to accelerate the global transition to clean energy. CEM initiatives help reduce emissions, improve energy security, provide energy access and sustain economic growth. Check out their Resource Center for annual ministerial meetings, newsletters, presentations, publications, tools, and videos.
April 21, 2016
These online curriculum modules, developed to include dynamic computer models with real-world data, explore unanswered questions scientists are facing today. Lessons on a variety of topics are available: fresh water, the future of the Earth’s climate, how to feed a growing population, energy choices and more. Though developed for high school students, these lessons can […]
This discussion forum on misconception-based learning was created as a space where educators can come together to share advice and questions about how to use this teaching style in the classroom. The focus is on climate science denial and teaching, but relevant advice and resources from other fields are welcome.
This USDA (US Dept. of Agriculture) powerpoint presentation explains the concepts, scope and benefits of moving towards a bioeconomy, one in which the production of renewable biological resources are converted into food, feed and energy to solve societal, environmental and economic challenges. This resources makes a great classroom resource for teachers.
April 28, 2016
WWOOF connects people who want to live and learn on organic farms with people who are looking for volunteer help internationally. The hosts offer food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles, and in return, volunteers give up time to help on the farm. Programs from this international network also provide students with hand-on experience […]
May 31, 2016
Bringing together top STEM specialists and experts from industry and education, SmartBrief Education’s STEM Pathways Panel Series are high-powered, half-day events that explore real-world ways to address the issue of students’ STEM skills gaps and guide them toward careers in STEM fields. Combining vibrant panel discussions in an engaging and intimate setting along with substantive […]
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, […]
This video provides follow up to the Global Classroom Symposium, describing the vision for the future of higher education. To increase student knowledge of sustainability challenges, educators must go well beyond awareness to incorporate practical experience, real-world problem-solving skills and develop a learning environment to enable students to addresses these challenges in local and global […]
These climate-focused civic engagement opportunities can be built into higher education curricula through a wide variety of course topics and academic areas.
This report documents federal activities aimed at helping to develop and support the bioeconomy, especially the production and use of biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. It includes: preliminary analysis of the expected benefits of a Billion Ton Bioeconomy, a compendium of federal activities that currently support the bioeconomy and details on interagency activities that aim to […]
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