ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY

Syllabus

Climate Change

Environmental Management Specialization

  1. Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/
  2. U. S. Food and Drug Administration - http://www.fda.gov/
  3. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory - http://www.simplypsychology.org/bandura.html
  4. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs - http://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html
  5. Jean Piaget’s Theory of Child Development - http://www.simplypsychology.org/piaget.html
  6. Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory: http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/providers/early_steps/training/documents/bronfenbrenners_ecologic

Standards

  1. International Organization for Standardization http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Organization_for_Standardization#Name_and_abbreviation
  2. International Organization for Standardization www.iso.org
  3. UN’s Millennium Development Goals - http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/
  4. www.climate-check.com Tom Baumann – CEO climateCHECK - http://climate-check.com/about/tom-baumann
  5. www.greenbuildingsolutions.com
  6. http://www.greenbuildingsolutions.org/Main-Menu/Life-Cycle-Assessment
  7. http://www.eur.nl/fsw/bestuurskunde/onderwijs/phd/program/alumni/cunnan/
  8. http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118099729.html
  9. http://www.sei-international.org/
  10. http://crosstimbersmarina.com/
  11. http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Ron-Howell/6797122
  12. http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation.aspx
  13. Eco-Footprinting – Mathis Wacknernagel

 

  1. Mathis Wacknernagel and Dr. John Lamberton, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  2. http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/gfn/page/footprint_basics_overview/

  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94tYMWz_Ia4

What is the difference between a standard and a law?

Tomorrow’s guests will be Ron Howell and Dustin Huff. Next week Sherry Berryman, ISO Lead Auditor will be here.

Mr. Ron Howell. Cross Timbers Marina - http://www.crosstimbersmarina.com

Laws – Human Needs – Child Development

1.      Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/

2.      U. S. Food and Drug Administration - http://www.fda.gov/

 

3.      Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory - http://www.simplypsychology.org/bandura.html

 

4.      Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs - http://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html

 

5.      Jean Piaget’s Theory of Child Development - http://www.simplypsychology.org/piaget.html

 

6.      Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory:  http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/providers/early_steps/training/documents/bronfenbrenners_ecological.pdf

 

Socialization - Culture - Products - Waste - Energy

1.  What is Culture?  http://www.sociologyguide.com/culture/index.php

2.  What is culture (2)?  http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/culture/culture-characteristics-and-classifications-of-culture-sociology/6223/

3.  What is culture (3)?  http://www.sociology.com/tag/culture/

4.  What is waste management?  http://www.eschooltoday.com/waste-recycling/waste-management-tips-for-kids.html

5.  Waste Management  http://www.wm.com/index.jsp

6.  Trash to Energy:  http://www.covanta.com/sustainable-solutions/energy-from-waste.aspx

7.  Storm water runoff:  http://water.epa.gov/action/weatherchannel/stormwater.cfm

 

Field Trip to Covanta Trash to Energy Plant, West Tulsa, Oklahoma

2122 S. Yukon, Tulsa, Oklahoma

http://www.covanta.com/facilities/facility-by-location/tulsa.aspx

DIRECTION:  Drive to 21st Street.  At Boulder, travel across 21st St. Bridge into West Tulsa.  Drive to Southwest Blvd.  Continue straight where 21st street goes up over BNSF rairlroad yard.  21st St. turns north and the splits into a "T."  Turn left and go 1/2 block to Yukon.  Turn left on Yukon and then right into the plant area.  Park in visitor parking where we will meet at 4:30 sharp.

CAUTION:  You must wear long sleeve shirt, long pants, and no open toed shoes.  Covanta will provide us with hard hats, safety glasses, and perhaps other safety equipment.

1.      Common Air Pollutants: http://www.epa.gov/airquality/urbanair/

 

2.      What is RCRA?  http://www.epa.gov/region02/waste/what.htm

 

3.      What is a non hazardous waste?  http://www.epa.gov/osw/laws-regs/regs-non-haz.htm

 

4.        What is hazardous waste?   http://www.epa.gov/osw/hazard/

 

5.        CT:  What is a solid waste?  DEEP.  http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2718&q=325428

 

6.      ODEQ  http://www.deq.state.ok.us/

 

7.      MISSOURI  http://www.dnr.mo.gov/

 

8.      TOPECA Coffee Roasters – Seed to Cup Roastery:  http://topecacoffee.com/

 

9.      Seychelles Organics:    http://reachforlife.com/

 

10.  Metropolitan Environmental Trust:  http://metrecycle.com/

 

11.  LEED:  Oklahoma Chapter:  Greg Immel  http://www.usgbc-oklahoma.org/board-staff

 

Environmental Sociology - Demolition - Air Quality - Safety

Mr. Jim Redyke. President - http://redyke.com/

Sherry Derryberry - Lead Auditor: ISO  http://www.iso.org