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Be Here: Northern Hearts Around the Lake 
Gather Together, Focus on Breath, Be Mindful and Notice

North Campus Lake, Northeast Corner (Intersection of Buildings 1 and 3)

Every Monday 10:00 AM

Be Here: Northern Hearts around the Lake is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to gather for a few minutes in quiet reflection and guided mindfulness. Together we let go of perceived stress, planning for future events, and the grit of daily living to relax, focus on the breath, let go of any distractions and perceived stressful thoughts to engage mindfully on the inherent beauty of North Campus and interconnectedness of all life.

 
For more information: Contact Stephan Nesvacil at 
snesvaci@mdc.edu

 

Join the 
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network provides inclusive educational opportunities for the Miami Dade College community to explore global citizenship, ecological sustainability, and civic engagement, through understanding planetary challenges and limits and by developing values, skills, and behaviors that promote prosperity and communities of well-being.
 

Join the YES Club -
Meetings regularly -
Recycle Patrol!
Faculty Advisor - Tiina Lombard
tlombard@mdc.edu

 

 Earth Ethics Institute Workshops and Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff

GSELS Learning Network: Transforming Paradigm
Offering 6 hours Professional Development Credit

This workshop offers an overview of Earth Ethics Institute’s Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network.  Participants learn about development and operations of GSELS. GSELS faculty learn how to broaden their GSELS-designated courses to include additional GSELS course criteria, as well as  best practices of faculty learning communities. Participants explore Sustainable Education, a concept created by Stephen Sterling and described as “a change of educational culture, one which develops and embodies the theory and practice of sustainability in a way which is critically aware.  Contrast will be made of mechanistic versus ecological worldviews, and a multidisciplinary collaborative approach to education will be endorsed.  

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at Kendall Campus, (9:00 am – 12:00 pm), Room: TBA:   EEI1010-1

Friday, June 9th, 2017 at InterAmerican Campus, (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm),
Room: TBA:   EEI1010-2

  Earth Ethics Institute Outdoor Immersions for MDC North  Students


Earth Ethics Institute Organizes Student Immersions
to National, State and County Parks.
Below are a few of our partners:

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Everglades National Park
Oleta River State Park
Fruit and Spice Park
Deering Estate


Contact Stephan Nesvacil at snesvaci@mdc.edu
 

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Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)


Sustainability Education Professional Development Opportunities

Sustainability and Earth Literacy Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Courses in Collaboration with EEI

EEI and Florida International University (FIU)


Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum                      

Immersions for Your Classes

Sustainability Learning Lunches
Hialeah         IAC           Kendall         North         Wolfson

 

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Join the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)
Learning
Network

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course


YES club
 

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Recommended Reading

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  NWF Campus Ecology Program

  Student Immersions


  Sustainability in Curriculum - MDC Faculty 

  EEI Workshops-Power Point Presentations

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 Earth Ethics Institute New Resources

 
Plants and Indoor Air Quality
Find out how plants help keep office air healthy
15 plants have been identified as great air purifiers

Projects like installing new carpet and painting walls can release chemicals that pollute indoor air. These are called VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds), they’re chemicals used to manufacture and maintain building materials, interior furnishing, cleaning products and personal care products.

Luckily, some houseplants moonlight as efficient purifiers. For the best results, put as many plants as you can care for in the rooms you use most.

 



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Water Clock Project
Kendall Campus
 


Miami Science
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Community-Rooted Organic Produce Services
2009-2014
 

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Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
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