Human Ecology


  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Growing Tourism

    Learn about growing tourism in Uganda. Dr. Campbell believes there is a tremendous potential to expand the nature - based tourism.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Makerere University Program

    Learn about Makerere University and the University of Manitoba partnership. The goal is developing leadership and human resource capacity at the university level to provide sustained training and integration at all levels of the tourism industry.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Beekeeping and Tree Plantation Project

    Learn about a group of research assistants at Makerere University who initiated beekeeping and tree plantation project. The trees they plant are used for medicinal purposes.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Women Craft Group

    Learn about Women Craft group in Uganda which consists of over 250 women. The next stage of this project is developing marketing opportunities outside of Uganda.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Ruhija Orphans Group

    Learn about Ruhija Orphans group in Uganda. Children show up at the tourist camp and provide entertainament and tourists will provide money to support initiative.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Ruhija Gorilla Camp

    Learn about Ruhija Gorilla camp, one of the community projects in Uganda. It has different groups that innovatively involves communities in gorilla conservation and community sharing the benefits from gorilla tourism.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism | Introduction

    Learn about 6-year CITA project in Uganda on enhancing rural livelihoods with sustainable tourism. Project Director, Dr. Campbell talks about the importance of preserving wildlife.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Lewis and Clark Minutes | Jefferson's Vision for the West

    President Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay Jenkinson, describes what he thought the American West would be like when he sent Lewis and Clark to survey the land.

    Grades: 3-8
  • Lewis and Clark Minutes | Learning Expedition

    Hear NDSU Professor Mark Harvey who describes what Lewis and Clark would have experienced when first coming to the grasslands.

    Grades: 3-8
  • Lewis and Clark Minutes | Mandan Winter

    Learn how the Lewis and Clark Expedition spent the winter of 1803-04 at Fort Mandan near the earthlodge villages of the Mandan Indians.

    Grades: 3-8
  • Lewis and Clark Minutes | Interpretive Center

    The exhibits at the Lewis and Clark Center explore Lewis and Clark's time spent in North Dakota and Sakakawea's role in the expedition's success.

    Grades: 3-8
  • Red River Divide | Recreation

    The Red River of the North provided for commercial endeavors with the people and freight carried by steamboats earlier in its history and for commercial fisherman. Swimming in the river was once common, as were sleigh riding and skating on the ice in the winter. In more recent years, recreational fishing and boating have become more popular.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Red River Divide | Flooding

    Learn about the history and geology of the Red River of the North and the surrounding plains, including glacial Lake Agassiz, the many floods in recorded history, and disaster relief and protection in the past. Government leaders who with dealt with the 1997 flood talk about its lasting impact and the real possibility of another flood as bad or even worse in the future.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Red River Divide | Flood Control Part 2

    With each succeeding flood along the Red River, attempts have been made to develop and provide more effective permanent flood control, including earthen dikes and flood walls, diversions, holding ponds, and home buyouts. Better flood forecasting by the National Weather Service has enabled local and state governments to plan and react more effectively.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Red River Divide | Flood Control Part 1

    With each succeeding flood along the Red River, attempts have been made to develop and provide more effective permanent flood control, including earthen dikes and flood walls, diversions, holding ponds, and home buyouts. Better flood forecasting by the National Weather Service has enabled local and state governments to plan and react more effectively.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Red River Divide | Drought

    While floods get much of the publicity, drought is also a problem along the Red River. With the growth of metropolitan areas and industry along the river requiring water, a good supply is becoming more critical. Alternate water sources, such as Garrison Diversion and an outlet from Devils Lake, are discussed along with the resulting potential problems related to water quality.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Red River Divide | Cooperative Management

    Learn how, even though cooperation between North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba has existed for some years, the flood of 1997 served as a catalyst for even better and more intense cooperative management of the Red River. That management is working toward better water stewardship and protecting the river's assets, as well as the people and property along its meandering course.

    Grades: 4-12
  • Stewards of the Land | Langemo Farm

    The Langemos are soybean and wheat farmers who planted waterway and buffer grass and saw the advantages of using the North Dakota Agriculture Weather Network.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Stewards of the Land | Teubner Farm

     The Teubners farm 7000 acres and seeded grasses around wetlands and in buffer strips, farmed no till, and soil tested. 

    Grades: 5-12
  • Stewards of the Land | Podoll Organic Farm

    One of the first organic farms in North Dakota, the Podolls have been raising a variety of vegetables and fruits for 30 years by doing their own research. 

    Grades: 5-12

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