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Trees

Sustainability Literacy Resources Committee. The following questions are intended to get students in a variety of disciplines started on researching tree issues and solutions related to what they are studying.

Tree Conservation

Public Service Careers & Apprenticeships Division

Public Services Careers (PSCD)

Child Care Professional

  • How will we facilitate a viable connection with trees for young children?

  • How can tree conservation and protection practices be modeled to children in our daily operations?

  • How will we create an environment for young children that fosters stewardship of the natural world?             

 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

  • How can we best meet the challenges that will result from our unsustainable tree practices (droughts, fires, and natural disasters)

  • How can we work with communities to build tree resilience?

Natural Lanscaping

Math, Science and Health Division

Life Sciences (LIFD)

  • How can the Life Sciences be used to analyze information to conserve and protect trees?

  • How can the Life Sciences be used to design systems that conserve and protect trees?

  • How is society’s ability to understand and make good decisions about tree issues affected by its understanding of the Life Sciences?

Mathematics (MTHD)

  • How can mathematics be used to analyze information to create a sustainable society?

  • How can mathematics be used to design sustainable systems?

  • How is society’s ability to understand and make good decisions about water issues affected by its understanding of Mathematics?
     

Nursing & Allied Health (NHSD), Allied Health (ALHD)

  • How can nurses and health professionals be more sustainable in daily operations?

  • How nurses and health professionals educate people about sustainability?

 

Physical Sciences (PHYD)

  • How can the Physical Sciences be used to analyze information to create a sustainable society?

  • How can the Physical Sciences be used to design sustainable systems?

  • How is society’s ability to understand and make good decisions about water issues affected by its understanding of the Physical Sciences?

Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science Division

Academic and Career Skills (ACSD)

  • How can we live in a way that conserves and protects trees?

  • What careers will help assure tree quality?

Behavioral Science (BEHD)

  • How can people be motivated to change their behaviors regarding trees?

  • How can we build communities that will be resilient in the face of droughts, fires, floods, hurricanes, and natural disasters?

English/Writing (ENGD)

  • How can we build communities that will be resilient in the face of droughts, fires, floods, hurricanes, and natural disasters?

  • How can writing motivate people to change their behaviors with regard to trees?

  • What books and other writing have motivated you to conserves and protect trees?

Foreign Languages (FLGD)

  • In what ways do other cultures conserve and protect trees?

  • How do the forest practices in the U.S. affect other cultures?

  • How have other cultures dealt with tree crisis?

Humanities (HUMD)

  • How communication professionals educate people about trees?

Performing Arts (PERD)

  • How can music, dance and theater motivate people to conserve and protect trees?

  • What music, dances, and theater have motivated you to conserve and protect trees?

 

Social Science (SSCD)

  • How have cultures dealt with tree/forest issues in the past?

  • What kind of economic systems promote conservation and protection of trees?

  • How can the political system be used to conserve and protect trees?

 

Vocational Technology Division

Automotive Body (ABDD), Automotive Services (AUTD), Motorcycle Technology (MOTD)

  • How can we service and customize vehicles in a sustainable way?

  • What new technologies can help us work more sustainably?

Construction Institute (CIND), Heating, Ventilation and A/C (HVAD)

  • How can we do our jobs in a sustainable way?

  • What new technologies can be used that will give us a more sustainable end result?

Industrial Technology (INTD)

  • How can we make products in a sustainable way?

  • What new technologies can help us live more sustainably?

Welding and Fabrication (WAFD)

  • How can we do our jobs in a sustainable way?

  • What new technologies can be used that will give us a more sustainable end result?

Business

Business and Computer Technologies Division

Business (BUSD), Business Office Systems (BOS)

  • How can businesses operate in a way that conserves and protect trees?

  • How can the corporate culture be transformed to make decisions that include trees?

  • How would conserving and protecting the safety of trees affect a business’s bottom line (or triple bottom line?)

Computer Instruction (CISD)

  • How can computer professionals design computer systems that conserve and protect trees?

Culinary and Hospitality Management (CHMD)

  • How can food purchasing and preparation be done in a way that conserves and protects trees?
  • How can food professionals educate the public about trees?

Digital Media Arts (DMAD)

  • How can digital media arts be done in a way that conserves and protects trees?

  • How can digital media arts be used to educate people about trees?

Health Promotion

Continuing Education and Community Services Division

Research Guides to Pursue