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Environmental Education : Books

A guide on how to teach students about the environment, climate change, and sustainability.

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Useful Words for Searching the Library Catalog


Environmental Education

Environmental Sciences

Study and teaching (Elementary)

Climatic Changes

Global Environmental Change

Call Numbers

The general call number range for environmental education materials is:

GE (Environmentalism)

QH101-198, 540-549.5 (Ecology)

QC902.8-903.2 (Climatic Changes)

QC912.3 (Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect)

QC981.8 (Global Warming)

TD169-171.8 (Environmental Protection)

This is true for all MERIT locations: Professional, PreK-12, and Reference Stacks. Below are topical sections highlighting a few of the books at MERIT Library. There are many more general resource books and plenty of content-related books that you can find in the library catalog or by browsing the library;'s shelves in this call number range. 

General Books about Environmental Education at MERIT Library

Please note that the following books represent only a sample of what is available at MERIT Library. In order to examine the collection in greater detail, please consult the Library Catalog or visit MERIT Library.

Materials for Students (found in MERIT pre-K-12 stacks):

Materials for Educators (found in MERIT professional stacks):

Subject Guide

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