TG A New World View

{ GSS Teacher Guide Index } { All GSS Books } {} Objectives [] Assessment [] Resources Guides for each Chapter: 1 – 2 – 3– 4 – 5 – 6 Teaching Objectives A New World View introduces all of the other Guides in the Global Systems Scienceseries, and presents key ideas that thread through the entire […]

Teacher Guide for GSS

{ To GSS Books } TEACHER GUIDE CONTENTS Introduction 1. Map of the GSS Course 4. How Can I Customize GSS for My Students? 7. How is GSS Related to Science Education Reform? 2. What is Global Systems Science? 5. What Teaching Methods Should I Use? 8. How Was GSS Created? 3. What Will My […]

Software for GSS

{ GSS Books } This software was developed specifically for use with some of the Digital Earth Watch investigations and challenges. Images to be used with AnalyzingDigitalImages are found in the materials lists of each investigation or challenge. ColorBasics (CB): java for Windows java for Mac .jar (Mac or Windows) DigitalImageBasics (DIB): java for Windows […]

CC9C-2013-What Are Governments Doing About Climate Change?

Staying current for Chapter 9 Articles from 2013–2019 Stay current index page for Chapter 9 { Climate Change Contents } 2019-12-15. U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a ‘Lost’ Opportunity. By Somini Sengupta, The New York Times.  [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/15/climate/cop25-un-climate-talks-madrid.html] Excerpt: In what was widely denounced as one of the worst outcomes in a quarter-century of […]

CC4C. Stay Current—What Is Global Warming?

Stay current for Chapter 4 { Climate Change Contents } See non-chronological resources (bottom of page). 2022-07-20. In a paradox, cleaner air is now adding to global warming. [https://www.science.org/content/article/paradox-cleaner-air-now-adding-global-warming] By Paul Voosen, Science Magazine. Excerpt: It’s one of the paradoxes of global warming. Burning coal or gasoline releases the greenhouse gases that drive climate change. […]

Acknowledgements

{ GSS Books } The people who made the Global Systems Science books possible On this page: GSS Staff Reviewers by Book GSS Advisors Thanks to Teacher Reviewers Sources of Support Staff – Reviewers – Advisors – Teachers – Support GSS Staff Director:     Alan Gould Series Authors:      Richard Golden        Alan Gould        Cary SneiderJohn Michael […]

Bibliography for A New World View

{ A New World View Contents } { All GSS Books } Our sources, categorized by topic Global Environmental Change Brown, Lester R., Building a Sustainable Society, N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Company, 1981. Brown, Lester R., Flavin, Christopher, and Postel, Sandra, Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Sustainable Global Economy, New York, London: […]

AN6C. Stay Current—Towards a Sustainable World

Staying current for Chapter 6 { A New World View Contents } Non-chronological resources: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Nature’s Voice Online. Fire Science Online career and education guides  2022-09-08. Neighborhood Strategies Inform Boston’s First Urban Forest Plan. [https://eos.org/articles/neighborhood-strategies-inform-bostons-first-urban-forest-plan] By Iris Crawford, Eos/AGU. Excerpt: Mattapan, a neighborhood in southwestern Boston, is heating up. Although some areas of […]

AN5C. Stay Current—Losing Tropical Rainforests

Staying current for Chapter 5 { A New World View Contents } Non-chronological items: Canopy in the Clouds – A project that uses immersive multimedia from the tropical montane cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica as a platform for earth and life science education. Includes 26 lessons on topics ranging from science process skills to soil […]

AN4C. Stay Current—Field Trip to Wind River

Staying current for Chapter 4 { A New World View Contents } 2022-04-29. A Lidar’s-Eye View of How Forests Are Faring. By Van R. Kane,  Liz Van Wagtendonk and  Andrew Brenner, Eos/AGU. Excerpt: Success in Yosemite is driving the wider use of lidar surveys to support forest health and wildfire resilience, study wildlife habitats, and monitor water resources. […]