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Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum
My Decisions Impact Michigan, the U.S. and the World

Author:

  • Bridget Cannon
    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    Michigan Tech

Advisors:

  • Tom Abramson
    Northwoods Math & Science Center
    Escanaba, MI
  • Heather Luoto
    Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science Mathematics and Environmental Education (Engadine)
  • Kristine Bradof
    Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
    Michigan Tech
  • Karen Schmidt
    Marquette High School

Production:

Tech Alive

  • Animation and Web Design:
    Dr. Susan E. Hill
    Michigan Tech
  • Production Management:
    Dr. Martin T. Auer
    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    Michigan Tech

This web page was developed under a grant awarded to the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Ms. Shawn Oppliger, Center Director and Project Coordinator
Ms. Joan Chadde, Center Education Program Coordinator and Project Coordinator
Mr. Thomas M. Occhipinti, MDEQ Environmental Education Coordinator and Grant Administrator

Media Credits

Title Page: My Decisions Impact Michigan, the U.S. and the World

  • Isle Royale Map illustration: Courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Isle Royale Trees and Lake photo: Bridget Cannon and Neal Febbraro.
  • Isle Royale Sunset photo: Bridget Cannon and Neal Febbraro.
  • Power Plant photo: NREL, DOE/NREL.
  • Wind Turbine photo: Tennessee Valley Authority, DOE/NREL.

Isle Royale National Park

  • Isle Royale Crashing Wave photo: Bridget Cannon.
  • Isle Royale Rocky Shore photo: Bridget Cannon.

Wolf and Moose Research on Isle Royale

  • Moose photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Wolf photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Lichen and Deposition Research on Isle Royale

  • Lichens photo: Gary M. Stolz, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Gaseous Airborne Pollutants Found on Isle Royale

  • Traffic photo: Warren Gretz, DOE/NREL.
  • Coal-Fired Power Plant photo: Warren Gretz, DOE/NREL.
  • Trucks photo: Keith Vertin, DOE/NREL.

Other Airborne Pollutants Found on Isle Royale

  • Mountain of Coal photo: David Parsons, DOE/NREL.
  • Cotton illustration: Public domain image.

Bleached Paper

  • Paper Mill photo: Kiran Kadam, DOE/NREL.
  • Logs photo: Warren Gretz, DOE/NREL.

Tree-Free Paper

  • Stand of Kenaf photo: David Nance, USDA, Agricultural Research Service.
  • Trees photo: Bridget Cannon.

Wind Patterns

  • Global Wind Patterns animation: © 2004 State of Michigan.
  • Great Lakes Air Masses animation: © 2004 State of Michigan.

Electricity Generation and Emissions

  • Fuel Type Percentage graph: Bridget Cannon. Data from EPA's eGRID database.

Emissions Calculator

  • Emissions Calculator animation: © 2004 State of Michigan.

How Clean is Your Energy?

  • Power Lines photo: Warren Gretz, DOE/NREL.

Solar Energy

  • Roof-Mounted Solar Panels photo: General Services Administration (GSA), DOE/NREL.
  • Solar Panels on BP photo: Department of Energy, DOE/NREL.

Hydroelectricity

  • Hydroelectric Dam animation: © 2004 State of Michigan.
  • Hoover Dam photo: U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Regional Office.

Wind

  • Wind Turbine Collage photo: Jennifer Wolz, DOE/NREL.
  • Traverse City Turbine: Jim Cooper, Traverse City Light & Power, Urban Options. Used with permission.

Geothermal Energy

  • Volcano photo: John Lund - Geo-Heat Center, DOE/NREL.
  • Geothermal Power Plant photo: Patrick (Pat) Laney - Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, DOE/NREL.

Propane and Ethanol Fueled Vehicles

  • Propane Tank photo: Clean Fueling Technologies, DOE/NREL.
  • Ethanol Fuel Tank photo: DOE/NREL.
  • Corn for Ethanol photo: Warren Gretz, DOE/NREL.

Hydrogen and Electricity Fueled Vehicles

  • NECAR Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle photo: Leslie Eudy, DOE/NREL.
  • Hybrid Electric Bus photo: Leslie Eudy, DOE/NREL.
  • Electric Car photo: Leslie Eudy, DOE/NREL.

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