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Environmental Science and Sustainability - TCC OER Subject Guide: OER starting points

This guide compiles starting points for OER and freely available resources for interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Sustainability-themed courses and topics. This OER subject guide was created for TCC faculty and staff and reflects TCC credit, continuing education, and corrections course offerings. The purpose of this guide is to help faculty and staff more easily find and review OER in their areas so that they can make decisions about quality, accuracy, relevancy, and potential use.

OER starting points for Environmental Science and Sustainability, by course area/theme and material type

Environmental science


Textbooks, courses, and readers:

Supplemental tools and materials (incl. games, lessons, videos, exercises, etc.):

Climate change


Textbooks, courses, and readers:

Supplemental tools and materials (incl. games, lessons, videos, exercises, etc.):

Environmental history and sustainability


Textbooks, courses, and readers:

Supplemental tools and materials (incl. games, lessons, videos, exercises, etc.):

Environmental politics


For OER on environmental history, please explore the Political Science OER subject guide, linked below, and click on the "Environmental politics" sub-tab:

Native American environmental case studies:

Additional resources:

Environmental literature and writing


NOTE:  All the library e-books below have unlimited user access.

Textbooks for environmental/nature writing and analysis:

Anthologies of environmental/nature writing:

Individual authors/works of environmental writing (full text or excerpts):

Supplemental tools and materials (incl. games, lessons, videos, exercises, etc.):

Culturally responsive and inclusive pedagogy


The Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Pedagogy OER Subject Guide, linked below, provides a starting point for OER professional development and curricular materials relating to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion; trauma-informed practices; and culturally responsive, inclusive, and anti-racist pedagogy and practices. This guide includes concepts and keywords; TCC OEDI resources; introductory and more in-depth professional development resources (toolkits, guides, etc.); curriculum resources (activities, assignments, etc.); OER and EDI rubrics; instructional design; accessibility; as well as EDI-focused OER in different disciplines across the curriculum, including Environmental Studies. 

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