Environmental issues are interdisciplinary by their very nature. Issues
involve scientific principles, government legislation and regulation, community
relations, technology, city planning, etc. So there are many aspects to
investigate. There are also many stakeholders involved in the outcome.
So environmental studies lend themselves easily to interdisciplinary studies.
You will need to cross those discipline barriers and recruit teachers and
students for other subjects to include the Environmental topic into their
lessons. these teachers will also be willing to help with the planning of
In the Camden Radiation Investigation there were seven classes and their
teachers. Each teacher was responsible for one Investigative Team.
Environmental Science - Camden High
Ecology and Nature Study - Cherry Hill West High
(Mary Ann Hauss and Stanley Krantz - 2 classes)
U. S. History II - Camden High
English II - Camden High
Accounting II - Camden High
Architectural Drafting - Camden High
Additional teachers from Cherry Hill West participate as advisors for teams.
Elizabeth Burr - English
Toby Kurger - Art
Shelly Carroll, History Teacher
Mary Schmeltzer - History Teacher
Earl Kim - Assistant Principal