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SCI-2020 Introduction to Sustainability

Week 8 Resources

Review the resources listed below to prepare for this week’s assignments. The resources may include textbook reading assignments, journal articles, websites, links to tools or software, videos, handouts, rubrics, etc.

Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

In this section of your textbook, you will learn the considerations needed to make a move to a sustainable energy economy and how to describe a path to get to a sustainable energy economy.

Chapter 13 Sustainable Ifrastructure: Sustainable Energy Practices: Climate Action Planning

Read from page 551 to page 591 

Theis, T. & Tomkin, J. (Eds.). (2018). Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation. OpenStax CNX.

Learning for Sustainability

Sustainability is multifaceted. Getting the people of all ages to engage in Sustainability will help communities around the world. The following website invites you to explore and learn about sustainability practices in a virtual way.  When you are dome exploring, you will have better insight into how substantiality practices can be integrated at many levels of learning.

Learning for Sustainability (2020). On-line games - Learning for sustainability.

Forests and Energy: What’s the Connection?

In watching this video, you will learn from Peter Holmgren, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), on how Forests, energy, and climate change are integrated closely.

Holmgren, P. (2017). Forests and energy: What’s the connection? [Video]. YouTube.  

Sustainability Through Recycling (Video Series)

Let’s get ready for your assignment. The following videos are a display of sustainability efforts around the world. You will be surprised at the efforts in Sustainability and how people use the recycled product to create new products.

Video 1: Bamboo Bike

Great Big Story (Producer), & . (2018). Eyes on africa: Bikes from bamboo. [Video/DVD] CNN Newsource Sales


Video 2:  Sustainable Packaging

Pumpkin, T. V. (Producer), (2010). Sustainable packaging. [Video/DVD] Pumpkin TV.

Video 3: ​The Home that Plastic Built

Andrew Thomson, & Gillian Bartlett (Producers), (2008). Think green, episode 37. [Video/DVD] Chip Taylor Communications.

Video 4: Eco Fashion

Avenue Education (Producer), (2008). Eco fashion. [Video/DVD] Avenue Education