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272 reviewed resources for environmental justice

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Defining Gravity Video
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Defining Gravity
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Environmental Justice Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...
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Environmental Justice in Chester, PA

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Over several days, learners communicate and defend an argument regarding environmental justice issues in Chester, PA. After discussing the issue and viewing a video about the location of several toxic waste facilities in Chester, they...
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Environmental Justice Matters: Mapping Cumulative Impacts (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A case study enables class members to confirm whether different geographic parts of Seattle, Washington have disproportionate environmental burdens and benefits. Groups use the EPA's Cumulative Health Impact Analysis formula and...
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Environmental Justice Matters: Mapping Environmental Justice Impacts (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A case study of Seattle, Washington permits class members to compare and rank how different areas of Seattle are impacted by environment burdens. Groups investigate different zip codes, collect data on five categories, and color-code a...
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Thinking about Justice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Before any discussion of justice it's essential that all parties involved share an understanding of the various terms involved in such a discussion. The first video in a series of three provides viewers with definitions for social,...
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Environmental Justice

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this Gulf Oil Spill lesson, students discuss how environmental pollution affects those how live in poverty at a higher rate than those with more affluence. Students read...
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Whose Backyard? Toxic Waste Management Meeting and Environmental Injustice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Toxic waste is a global problem. What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. To better understand current issues around toxic waste management and how current practices can lead to...
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Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
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Bringing Justice Home ~First Steps toward Community Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore activities that might some day bring "justice for all" to their communities. They assess how justice is a day-to-day, life or death matter that faces their communities. Interviews are conducted to explain how...
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And Justice for All?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of the environmental justice movement. They examine how discrimination promotes environmental illness in low income communities. Students explain why minority and low income groups have less economic and...
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Editorial Cartoons: Poverty/Environmental Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze political cartoons. In this political cartoon lesson plan, students analyze an editorial cartoon to develop an understanding of the historical context, symbolism, visual composition, and satire of the cartoon regarding...
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Is Environmental Health a Basic Human Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine basic human rights as defined by the United Nations. They develop a list of rights by class consensus, read an article, answer discussion questions, and complete a worksheet.
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Adult Criminal Justice System

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the procedures and protections involved in processing an accused person through the criminal justice system. They view a Powerpoint presentation, conduct research, and write a paper describing a crime they have...
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Introduction to Stormwater Pollution and a Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sometimes when it rains, pollutants pour into sewers which overflow and contaminate the environment. The final two lessons in the Environmental Justice series looks at actions being taken to address stormwater pollution. Class members...
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Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teach middle schoolers how to develop healthy relationships with activities and lessons designed to create a kind and inclusive classroom. Pupils create guidelines to develop a safe and civil learning environment. They learn how to...
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Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
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Environmental Health Ethics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use inductive reasoning to study different scenarios related to environmental issues. They evaluate various scenarios to develop common definitions and key concepts in environmental health ethics.
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It's All About Justice

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine a specific environmental concern to their local community. In groups, they explore how the justice system would deal with the problem by participating in a treasure hunt. They review the meaning of federal and state...
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Environmental Ethics Lesson Plan Two

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover how environmental and personal ethics are connected. In groups, they determine the who, what, where, when and how of each scenerio they are given. They share their findings with the class and explain the...
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Environmental Ethics Lesson Plan Three: A Decision-Making Model

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use a decision-making model that has three general steps: Analysis, Assessment, and Action. Students go through each step of the model, take notes as they go, draw on the first two lesson plans, and then write a 5-page paper...
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Let's Get Along

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the concept of discrimination. In this social justice lesson, students read Smoky Night and discuss the civil unrest that takes place in the book. Students use Venn diagrams to draw comparisons between themselves and...
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Environmental Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the problem of pollution and its effects on the environment. The use of questions for research stimulate thinking and advanced problem solving skills. The important skill of reflection is used to help students form...
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Debating the Control of Scarce Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the issue of government versus private sector control of natural resources. They read an article, evaluate the need for international law governing resource allocation, and participate in a class debate.
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With Liberty and Justice for all

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students act as are property owners who learn that soil on their property is contaminated with lead. They consider the issues involved in addressing this problem so that further harm is avoided and a fair solution is developed and...