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Bartholomew, Scott R.; McGraw, Tim; Fauber, Daphne; Charlesworth, Jon; Weitlauf, John – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
Technological advances, artificial intelligence innovations, and widespread computing have all combined to necessitate a new generation of knowledge workers where data becomes a ubiquitous part of decision making (Sutton, 2006). Teaching today's students through the application of this "new" knowledge to long-established fields…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Water, Agriculture, High School Students
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Roberts, Amanda S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Water purification promotes healthy living. While the developing world is working to provide its citizens with future access to clean water sources, the demand for that water is a pressing need today. It should be understood that drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene are interwoven and are all necessary for the overall improved standard of…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Water, Living Standards, Sanitation
Meeten, Nick – Facilities Manager, 2013
Consider the waste streams generated in schools and universities. So what is in the typical used water generated in schools and universities? It is typically about 99 percent water, with the remaining 1 percent mainly made up of organic compounds. Used water contains nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous. When one judges it on its quality, it…
Descriptors: Water, Recycling, Conservation (Environment), Risk
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Adugu, Emmanuel – International Journal of Adult Education and Technology, 2021
This article focuses on designing and conducting action research in diverse settings. Action research is a collaborative approach to problem solving. It involves consultative problem identification, reflects context, encourages reflexive examination, and ultimately encourages and empowers beneficiaries for desirable change. In that regard, it puts…
Descriptors: Action Research, Problem Solving, Models, Photography
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Abu Qdais, Hani; Saadeh, Osama; Al-Widyan, Mohamad; Al-tal, Raed; Abu-Dalo, Muna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to describe the efforts undertaken to convert the large university campus of Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) into a green, resource-efficient and low-carbon campus by following an action-oriented strategy. Sustainability features of the campus were discussed and benchmarked. Challenges were…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Campuses, Universities
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Campbell, D. – International Library Review, 1986
Describes project funded by U.S. Agency for International Development to provide short-term technical assistance (general, technology transfer, institutional development and training, information support) to rural and urban fringe water supply and sanitation projects. Initial steps, special collection, and future components of rainwater network…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Drinking Water, Information Centers, Information Networks
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McConville, Jennifer R.; Rauch, Sebastien; Helgegren, Ida; Kain, Jaan-Henrik – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: In today's complex society, there is an increasing demand to include a wider set of skills in engineering curricula, especially skills related to policy, society and sustainable development. Role-playing and gaming are active learning tools, which are useful for learning relationships between technology and society, problem solving in…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Role Playing
Black, Maggie – 1990
The case histories of water and sanitation schemes described in this volume can best be understood by identifying the moments at which critical hurdles were encountered and surmounted. The first case study, which concerns Bangladesh, discusses promising prospects that existed amid the pollution and the technical and managerial expansion of the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Health Programs
Talbert, Diana E., Comp. – 1984
This document provides an overview of Peace Corps water and sanitation activities, five case studies (Thailand, Yemen, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, and Togo), programming guidelines, and training information. Each case study includes: (1) background information on the country's geography, population, and economics; (2) information on the country's…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Guidelines, Postsecondary Education
Hanson, Bradley D. – 1985
This guide, which includes an outline of 222 hours of technical training integrated with training in community organization techniques, is intended for trainers who prepare Peace Corps water and sanitation technicians and engineers for field service. The training program developed by the guide covers these subject areas: community development,…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Developing Nations, Disease Control, Drinking Water
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McPherson, Heather – Science Teacher, 2016
Materials science--the science of stuff--has made our lives better by making it possible for manufacturers to supply us with products. Students have misconceptions about materials use. Many may think using bottled water, for example, is harmless because they recycle the plastic empties, but they fail to consider the resources and energy used to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Misconceptions, Recycling, Energy
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Environmental Science and Technology, 1974
Participants in the D-19 symposium on aquatic sampling and measurement for water pollution assessment were informed that determining the extent of waste water stream pollution is not a cut and dry procedure. Topics discussed include field sampling, representative sampling from storm sewers, suggested sampler features and application of improved…
Descriptors: Environment, Pollution, Sampling, Sanitation
Tebbutt, T. H. Y. – 1971
This book is designed as a text for undergraduate civil engineering courses and as preliminary reading for postgraduate courses in public health engineering and water resources technology. It is also intended to be of value to workers already in the field and to students preparing for the examinations of the Institute of Water Pollution Control…
Descriptors: Engineering, Environment, Environmental Education, Pollution
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Katsioloudis, Petros J. – Technology Teacher, 2010
The marine transport sector contributes significantly to air and water pollution, particularly in coastal areas. In the oceans, the threat to marine life comes in various forms, such as overexploitation and harvesting, dumping of waste, pollution, alien species, land reclamation, dredging, and global climate change. A congressional research report…
Descriptors: Wastes, Sanitation, Environmental Education, Water Pollution
Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. – 1968
This curriculum guide with accompanying course outlines was developed by technical education specialists for teacher use in conducting courses of instruction for the preparation of water and wastewater technicians. The content objectives are to provide students with a background of knowledge in the diverse areas of applied sanitation which relate…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides
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