Stay Current 2023

The GSS email list (google group) receives “Stay Current” articles (excerpts and links to the source articles). To receive them email gssmail@berkeley.edu with subject line “Join GSS”. Please give your city, state, country, and your school (if you’re a teacher). See also “Stay Current” links in each book’s Contents table. Some news sources limit the […]

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

Apps for Digital Earth Watch investigations and challenges Images to use with AnalyzingDigitalImages are in the materials lists of each investigation or challenge. Apps for A Changing Cosmos investigations Investigations that require image processing apps are marked with an asterisk in the Table of Contents for A Changing Cosmos. Links to required images are in […]

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). 2024-02-08. Jury rules for climate scientist Michael Mann in long-running defamation case. [https://www.science.org/content/article/jury-rules-climate-scientist-michael-mann-long-running-defamation-case] By PAUL VOOSEN, Science. Excerpt: A jury found today that Michael Mann, a prominent climate scientist, was defamed by the writers of two blog posts 12 […]

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

2024-02-19. Return of Trees to Eastern U.S. Kept Region Cool as Planet Warmed. [https://e360.yale.edu/digest/eastern-us-reforestation-climate-change] By YaleEnvironment360. Excerpt: Over the 20th century, the U.S. as a whole warmed by 1.2 degrees F (0.7 degrees C), but across much the East, temperatures dropped by 0.5 degrees F (0.3 degrees C). A new study posits that the restoration […]

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 […]