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Habitable Planet, The

The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science is a course for high school teachers and undergraduate students in environmental science. The content course will help teachers of biology, chemistry, and Earth science to provide more content in their classes. The course components include 13 half-hour video programs, a coordinated Web site which includes the streamed video programs, the course text online, five interactive simulations, background on the scientists who created the content and those whose research is documented, a professional development guide (also available in print form), and additional resources. Graduate credit is available for the course through . . .

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 11:30 PM
"Risk, Exposure, and Health"
We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. G

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Human Population Dynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Risk, Exposure, and Health" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Human Population Dynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Risk, Exposure, and Health" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Agriculture" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Water Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Agriculture" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 11:30 AM "Water Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Biodiversity Decline" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Energy Challenges" (LEARN/CREATE)

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