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EDC 227 Environmental Justice for PreK-8th Curriculum: Prof. Morton

EDC 227 Environmental Justice for PreK-8th Curriculum

This course is taught by professor Kara MortonAn inquiry-based science learning experience for future educators that promotes strong content knowledge with an environmental and social justice lens.  Emphasis will be on attaining the foundational knowledge and understanding of the vertical progression in the earth and life sciences standards (grades Pre-K-8) outlined in the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework. 


US Environmental Protection Agency Teaching Resources




Environmental Justice

Use the NOBLE online library catalog to search for books, e-books, streaming videos.  To request non-SSU items, provide your library card number on the back of your Clipper Card with your password/pin number (request password/pin number online or at the Library Help Desk)


​​​​​​​Environmental Justice Salem State University Library Books (print, eBooks and audiobooks)

Oxford University Press Environmental Justice: Approaches, Dimensions, and Movements

The Principles of Environmental Justice as affirmed by the Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summitis  held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC.

Groundtruth: 17 Principles of Environmental Justice—30 Years Later

We have many additional books in our collection that may be helpful when researching topics related to sustainability. Useful Library of Congress subject headings include:

  • Ecotourism
  • Environmental engineering
  • Environmental health
  • Environmentalism
  • Green marketing
  • Green movement
  • Green technology
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Renewable natural resources
  • Social ecology
  • Sustainable buildings
  • Sustainable development
  • Sustainable design
  • Sustainable engineering
  • Sustainable living
  • Sustainable urban development



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Land Acknowledgement

Journals on Sustainability Education

Controversial Issues