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Careers in Agricultural and Environmental Technologies
http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.en...

In this interactive activity produced for Teachers' Domain, investigate three possible career paths in agricultural and environmental technologies: farming and agricultural production, science and information management, and environmental services and systems. Explore each path to learn more about the education and experience required for jobs such as agricultural products grader/sorter,...

Defining Water Management
http://ateec.org/defining-water-management-report/

This 32-page report, compiled by Julie Plummer and Doug Feil, serves as a report of the Defining Water Management Forum, which took place in San Diego, California from January 22 to January 22, 2013. The point of the forum was to discuss issues surrounding freshwater - things like water pollution, scarcity, competing ecosystem water needs, climate change, environmental and public health, resource...

Down to Earth Sciences
http://gk12.asu.edu/physical+sciences

Experimentation and exploration the way scientists create new knowledge will be adopted as the cornerstone for learning and teaching science in Arizona State University's Down to Earth Science fellow/teacher/student partnership program. The activities are based on a strongly interdisciplinary, multiscalar approach to earth systems science in three important research domains that powerfully...

Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims
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Calls for the closer integration of science in political decision-making have been commonplace for decades. However, there are serious problems in the application of science to policy — from energy to health and environment to education. To address these problems this article suggests to improve policy-makers' understanding of the imperfect nature of science through the understanding of 20 key...

Pulp and Paper Operator: Occupational Profile
http://ateec.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Pulp-and-Paper-O...

This document, created by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as an overview of job tasks assigned to pulp and paper operators. What is a pulp and paper operator? As the document explains, a pulp and paper operator "observes, monitors, and supports the process of pulp and paper making. [These individuals] possess the skills for a multi-faceted production environment, such as troubleshooting,...

Regional Water Conversations Report
http://ateec.org/regional-water-conversations-report/

This 60-page report, assembled by professionals at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, serves as a report on a series of regional conversations on water management issues, including the Midwest, Mountain West, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. According to the document, the report is intended to "provide a preliminary labor market analysis and needs assessment" allowing "educational...

Sanitation Processes: Distribution Logistics Technician Program
http://www.matecnetworks.org/externship/SanitationProcesses/...

This presentation and lesson, created by educators at Estrella Mountain Community College's Southwest Skill Center, walks students through the process of sanitation. As the introduction the lesson summarizes, "Sanitation is one of the most important processes performed by every type of business," which means that "everyone is responsible for the cleanliness and contamination-free environment" at...

Sustainable Practices: Occupational Profile
http://ateec.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Sustainable-Prac...

This table, created by Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, outlines the duties and tasks associated with establishing sustainable practices in the workplace. Duties range from areas like Communications, to research and analysis, to project management, while tasks include items like providing training, understanding the authorizing environment, and establishing baseline bench marking. Used as a...