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View Resource Exploring Waste and Recycling

This resource, created by Eleanor Camann of Red Rocks Community College, will introduce students to the concept of sustainability in terms of waste products and recycling practices. The overall premise of the project is to "get students to think critically about which earth materials are used to make things, and where all the waste from both mining and consumption ends up." The activity employs...

View Resource Economic Display Container

This resource, created by Berndt Savig of Red Rocks Community College, will introduce students to economically sound package design practices. The overall premise of the project is for students to "design a container for a circular object with the goal of using less material to create the container than is used in traditionally shaped packing box[es]." The activity employs skills in basic model...

View Resource Baldomero Olivera: Cone Snail Peptides

Have you ever considered the venom of a snail? Most people think of snakes when they think of venom but overlook snails. There are, however, almost 10,000 species of venomous predatory snails according to this engaging lecture from Professor Baldomero Olivera. In his talk, Professor Olivera explores how these venoms have been used to understand the nervous system and develop new drugs. The...

View Resource CAST

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) was formed in 1972 as a result of a meeting sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council. CAST's mission is to "assemble, interpret, and communicate credible science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally to legislators, regulators, policymakers, the media, the private sector and the...

View Resource Environmental Engineering; Process Technology; Information Security

The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. This episode of ATETV examines three important and growing technological fields: environmental engineering, process technology, and information security. The video can be viewed whole or in three segments: "Environmental Engineering," "Process Technology," and "Information Security." The...

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