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World Ecosystems Beyond Borders (WEBB)



This free web-based curriculum seeks to help teachers bring global environmental issues to their science and social studies classrooms. Through engaging students in a dynamic study of local and global issues, the WEBB curriculum prepares them for citizenship in an increasingly interconnected world. Sponsored by Global Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison , WI 53706
USA
Contact Person: Bianca Sonnenberg
Phone: 608.262.5666
E-Mail: outreach@global.wisc.edu
Website: http://global.wisc.edu/outreach/k-12/webb/
   


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Global Studies has developed World Ecosystems Beyond Borders (WEBB): An Environmental Curriculum for Wisconsin Students. This free web-based curriculum seeks to help middle school teachers bring global environmental issues to their science and social studies classrooms.

The WEBB curriculum engages Wisconsin students in a dynamic study of local and global environmental issues -- in part by comparing how similar issues are dealt with by communities in Wisconsin and abroad. Each unit is designed to be teacher-friendly, containing background information, activities, and an extensive list of resources. The curriculum encourages critical thinking and uses a variety of instructional methods to meet the needs of diverse learners.


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