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Sustainability Buffet

  1. 1. Sustainability Buffet -- What's in a Definition? Modified from Laurie Webb, University of Vermont, Based on an activity used in the University of Vermont Sustainability Faculty Fellows workshop. Part I • Individually examine the graphics and/or written definitions on your table. • Choose your preferred and least preferred definitions/graphics. • Collectively, discuss your choices and why you made them. Source: http://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/workshops/sustainability2012/activities/webb.html
  2. 2. Sustainability Buffet -- What's in a Definition? Modified from Laurie Webb, University of Vermont, Based on an activity used in the University of Vermont Sustainability Faculty Fellows workshop. Part II • Watch Ted Talk Johan Rockstrom – Let the Environment Guide our Development http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/johan_rockstrom_let_the_environment_guide_our_development.html
  3. 3. Sustainability Buffet -- What's in a Definition? Modified from Laurie Webb, University of Vermont, Based on an activity used in the University of Vermont Sustainability Faculty Fellows workshop. Part III - Collectively • How did the Ted talk resonate with your earlier discussion? • What new insights or questions need further discussion? • Share insights with group. Identify themes.
  4. 4. Sustainability Buffet -- What's in a Definition? Modified from Laurie Webb, University of Vermont, Based on an activity used in the University of Vermont Sustainability Faculty Fellows workshop. A Lot!!!!!! Flint, W.R. 2010. Synesis: A Journal of Science, = Resources and Environment: Maintaining Technology, Ethics, and Policy, 1(1):T25-37 Systems: Natural and Social Temporal: Now into the Future Spatial: Local to Global Perspectives: Individual, Community and Cultural Learning Opportunities: Classroom to Community

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