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Teaching resources about sustainability challenges/ environmental controversies/ environmental justice

Dear folks,

I am preparing a preservice-teacher course: social studies method course for elementary and middle level (E-6) and planning incorporate "sustainability/ environmental concepts" into my course.

Here are the topics/ themes I would like to emphasize:

1. Leading students to explore sustainability challenges/ environmental controversies from different perspectives (stakeholders, the three pillars of sustainability, different stakeholders' viewpoints)
2. Environmental justice (gender, class, race, indigenous people...etc)

Would love to learn from your experiences working with student teachers. Any resources (articles, lesson plans, website..) are greatly appreciated! Thanks :)

YW

I love that this is for pre-service teachers! I've never taught about environmental justice, but I do know about a couple reports that you might find helpful. NAACP has a report called "Lights Out in The Cold" which you can read here: https://www.naacp.org/climate-justice-resources/lights-out-in-the-cold/
The US EPA also has an environmental justice website, including an annual report, check that out here: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice
I look forward to seeing what other people with more experience share!
Colleen