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EDC 227 Environmental Justice for PreK-8th Curriculum: Databases


TeachingBooks is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. The database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

Please use your SSU email address to create an account so that you may access TeachingBooks.

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Scholastic BookFlix

All the fiction/nonfiction pairs in BookFlix are categorized according to nine themes: Animals and Nature; Earth and Sky; Family and Community; People and Places; Music and Rhyme; ABC's and 1, 2, 3's; Adventure; Imagination; and Celebrations. From the Home page, click on one of the nine themes to browse the pairs in each category. Pairs are listed in alphabetical order by story title.
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Environmental Justice Databases

Opposing View Points


Gale Environment Justice Video Series

"Environmental Justice." Gale Video Series, 8 Nov. 2021. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints, Accessed 18 Sept. 2023.

Environmental Justice Databases

PBS Alexander Street Public Broadcasting Service. The SPILL 

WGBH, E. F. (Producer), & . (2010). The Spill. [Video/DVD] Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved from

Environmental Justice Topics

  • Ozone

  • Diesel Particulate Matter

  • Air Toxics Cancer Risk

  • Air Toxics Respiratory HI

  • Toxic Releases to Air

  • Traffic Proximity

  • Lead Paint

  • Superfund Proximity

  • RMP Facility Proximity

  • Hazardous Waste Proximity

  • Underground Storage Tanks

  • Wastewater Discharge

  • Climate Change: 

  • Flood Risk

  • Wildfire Risk

  • 100 Year Floodplain

  • Sea Level Rise (NOAA)

From the  EPA's Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool