This One Day seminar is designed to familiarize middle and high school teachers and curriculum specialists with a non-biased approach that introduces the basics of environmental economics and provides effective simulations to introduce the concepts into the classroom.
The conference will include classroom-tested activities, as well as a variety of interactive lectures and case studies focusing on the following:
- Overview of environmental economics concepts
- Tragedy of the Commons
- Water use policies
- Climate change policies
- Priorities for global spending simulation
- Land use case study
No prior background in economics or environmental issues is required. For registration information, contact the respective co-sponsor as listed on the One Day program page. For additional information, please contact Donald Fell, FTE Professor and Institute Director for the One Day seminars at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May be taken for one hour graduate credit in economics from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Registration information and assignment details will be provided onsite.