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Project Green - Performance Assessment - Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman Apr 2019

Project Green - Performance Assessment - Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman

Lyn Countryman

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Using Scientific Data To Determine Climate Change - Activity 1 Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman Mar 2019

Using Scientific Data To Determine Climate Change - Activity 1 Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman

Lyn Countryman

This first activity in the Going Green Unit begins with students understanding what "proxy data is" by looking at tree rings and matching it with rainfall in the area. Extra data can be found on the web site https://0-sites.google.com.library.simmons.edu/uni.edu/itsnoteasygoinggreen/home


Can You Have The Greenhouse Without The Gas? -Activity 2 Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman Mar 2019

Can You Have The Greenhouse Without The Gas? -Activity 2 Going Green Unit, Lyn L. Countryman

Lyn Countryman

This is the second activity of the Going Green Unit where students model the atmosphere using 2 liter bottles filled with different gases and look at the different temperature changes of these bottles with placed in the sun.


Unit Overview_Its Not Easy Going Green.Docx, Lyn L. Countryman Mar 2019

Unit Overview_Its Not Easy Going Green.Docx, Lyn L. Countryman

Lyn Countryman

This is the overview of the Going Green Unit on Climate Change. This lists the five activities in this unit and gives a general overview. The main thrust of this unit is to provide students with the scientific data on climate factors and have them make their own minds about climate change.


2018 - California Water Plan Update - Public Review Draft Mar 2019

2018 - California Water Plan Update - Public Review Draft

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

California Water Plan Update 2018 provides recommended actions, funding scenarios, and an investment strategy to bolster efforts by water and resource managers, planners, and decision-makers to overcome California’s most pressing water resource challenges. It builds on progress made in California Water Plan Update 2013; reaffirms State government’s unique role and commitment to sustainable, equitable, long-term water resource management; and introduces implementation tools to inform sound decision-making.


2016 - California Land Use And Management - A Resource Management Strategy Of The California Water Plan Mar 2019

2016 - California Land Use And Management - A Resource Management Strategy Of The California Water Plan

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Land use planning and management cuts across many resource management strategies. More efficient and effective land use is linked to several resource management strategies including watershed, water use efficiency, groundwater quality, flood management, parks and recreation, climate change adaptive management and agricultural lands stewardship. Directly development away from agricultural lands permits multi-objective management of these lands for agricultural preservation, floodplain management, water quality, habitat conservation, and sustainable development. In addition, planning for more compact and sustainable communities, both urban and rural, will assist in reducing reliance on the state-s water supply, and result in more efficient use of California’s ...


2010 - California Agricultural Vision - Strategies For Sustainability Jan 2019

2010 - California Agricultural Vision - Strategies For Sustainability

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

California is a major contributor to the global food supply and to the national security of the United States. To keep pace with growing demand for food, as the world’s population continues to expand, California agriculture must remain profitable and competitive in a global market by efficiently using resources and controlling production costs. California faces unprecedented challenges to its sustainability in the form of pressures on its profitability and productivity related to water, regulations, labor, invasive species, urbanization and many other factors.