National Science FoundationRed Rocks Community College



A City of Renewable Energy
 Subject: Earth Science
 Level: 9th Grade

Can Colorado Life Zones Represent Diminishing  Species in World Biomes?

 Subject: Biology and Teacher Education
 Level: College Freshman

Cars and Fuel Efficiency: What’s the Difference?
 Subject: Physical Science, Math, Environmental     Science, Social Studies
 Level: Middle School

Does Changing a Light Bulb Really Make a  Difference?
 Subject: Physical Science, Math, Environmental     Science
 Level: High School/College Freshmen

Energy Audit — also see Test Energy Unit
 Subject: Environmental Science, Biology, Earth    Science
 Level: High School

Energy Conservation/Efficiency in the Home

 Subject: Science
 Level: 8th Grade

Exploring Waste and Recycling

 Subject: Physical Geology, Environmental
   Geology,  or Environmental Science
 Level: Freshman in College

Fish Kill Project

 Subject: Science
 Level: 7th Grade

Generation A and Bee Extinction Worldwide
Subject: Literature (with some Geography and    Biology)
 Level: Reading-12th Grade, Literature-College

Global Warming
 Subject: Science (Atmospheric Science,
 Astronomy, Environmental Science) and  Communications
 Level: Freshman in College (Non-Science Majors)

How Far to the Supermarket — also see  Supermarket  Worksheet
 Subject: Statistics
 Level: Freshman in College

Mediated Communication in Healthcare

 Subject: Interpersonal Communication, PA Studies
 Level: College

Modeling the Spread of a Disease (Calc II)
 Subject: Math and Biology
 Level: Lower Division College

Modeling the Spread of a Disease at the Workplace  (DiffEq)
 Subject: Math and Biology
 Level: Lower Division College

Student Experimental Design Exercise Regarding  Resource Stewardship/Conservation
 Subject: Physics
 Level: High School

Sustainable Communities
 Subject: Environmental and Earth Sciences
 Level: High School

Sustainability in Healthcare

 Subject: Communication (College level) and Physician  Assistant Studies (Graduate Level)
 Level: College and Graduate

Viewpoints Epilogue

Water, Water Everywhere

 Subject: Chemistry and Geology
 Level: Freshman in College

Water Sustainability in the Denver Area — also see  Colorado Water Resources Activity Worksheets
 Subject: Geology or Environmental Science
 Level: High School or Introductory-level College

What is Energy — also see Energy Power
 Performance Task

 Subject: Physical Science
 Level: 8th-10th Grade

What Would Life Be Like Without?
 Subject: Earth Science
 Level: 9th Grade

Wind Power
 Subject: Math, Physical Science
 Level: Trigonometry


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