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2021


Gathering Clay: Community Poetry, Individual Grace, and the Limitations of Language

Greg Probst
Keywords: Culture, English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Art, artifacts, community, High School, louise erdrich, Indigenous, Pueblo, Native American, poetry, philly, neoindigenous, Navajo, southwestern, south philadelphia, society, individuality

Weaving for Healing and Connection

Karen Rufino
Keywords: Diné, Hozhó, reservation, Navajo, Native American, tribe, weabing, Spider Woman

Telling Stories and Making Connections Through Clay

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Art, clay, Indigenous Pottery, Pueblo, pottery, storytelling

Sustainable? Systemic Dis-illusions?

Maya Bhagat
Keywords: critical metals, rare earth metals, systems, sustainability

Wicked Problems, Place, and Liberation

Charlie McGeehan
Keywords: social justice, cities, Kensington, Philadelphia, Wicked Problem

West African Jelis/Griots Old and New

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: Mali, Geography, Nigeria, West AFrican empires, West Africa

The Sound of Resistance: Protest Music in African Cinema

David Jennis
Keywords: Apartheid, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, History of Africa: Resistance and Liberation, Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony, South Africa, African Cinema, African music

What Happens After the Water Leaves the Sky?

Aisha Kittrell
Keywords: hydrologic cycle, run-off, water pollution, water filtration, water quality, stormwater, storm drain, the water cycle

The Power of Environmental Monitoring

Anna Herman
Keywords: youth environmental justice, environmental advocacy, environmental justice, environmental monitoring, lead, green stormwater infrastructure, urban gardening, air quality, water quality, soil health, soil contamination

Environmental Health in the Classroom

Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: contamination, conservation, plastic pollution, water cycle, water pollution

Humans and the Environment: How Water Pollution and Littering Affect Health

Chelsea Maher
Keywords: engineering, environment, Health, littering, pollution, water, urban, world, waterways

Freshwater In Our World: Philadelphia’s Freshwater Supply and the Role We Each Play in its Future

Phyllis Hurwitz
Keywords: distribution of water, climate change, hydrologic cycle, impermeable sources, philadelphia middle school science, water, urban watershed, water pollution

Where Does Our Water Come From?

David White
Keywords: water filtration, water cycle, water, Watershed, water pollution

Critical Metals and Their Real-World Applications

Ariel Coff
Keywords: earth metals, mining, periodic table

Changing Technology for a Changing Climate: Knowledge is not always power, but power is rarely ignorant

Chloe Glynn
Keywords: environment, critical minerals, fossil fuels, social media, climate change, greenhouse gases, hands-on experiments, green technology, renewable energy, power, geopolitics

2019


Digital Passport: Exploring geography through folktales and digital storytelling

Tia D. Larese
Keywords: folktales, Geography, stories, storytelling

2011


Lessons from the Middle East: Using Technology for Protest and Political Activism

Zoelene Hill
Keywords: Middle East, Political Activism, women, Technology

2008


The African, Caribbean and African American Cultural Connection

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: cultural expression, dance, shared awareness, shared African background, Black Atlantic, connect to Africa, Food, language, Music, pride, interlinked groups, aesthetic values, African, African American


Mobile Africa: African Migration, Immigration and Emigration Across Time

Stephanie R. Wicks