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SEA Recommends

When students are truly engaged in a subject, they seek out sources of outside knowledge to enhance their learning beyond the classroom. Here are a few of such sources, recommended over the years by past and present SEA members!

Books

  • Collapse, by Jared Diamond
  • In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, by Michael Pollan
  • An Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
  • Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn
  • Endgame, by Derrick Jensen
  • Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future, by Jeff Goodell
  • Confessions of an Eco-Warrior, by Dave Foreman
  • Flotsametrics and the Floating World, by Curtis Ebbesmeyer
  • Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, by Richard Louv
  • Walden, by Henry David Thoreau
  • A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold
  • Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson
  • Coal: A Human History, by Barbara Freese

Documentaries

  • “Gasland” - 2012
  • “Toxic Soup” - 2011
  • “Waste Land” - 2010
  • “The End of the Line” - 2010
  • “Tapped” - 2010
  • “The Age of Stupid” - 2009
  • “The Yes Men Fix the World” - 2009
  • “Coal Country” - 2009
  • “Tapped” - 2009
  • “Dirt! The Movie” - 2009
  • “Crude” - 2009
  • “Fuel,” - 2008 
  • “FOOD, Inc” - 2008
  • “The Garden” - 2008
  • “No Impact Man” - 2008
  • “Flow” - 2008
  • “The 11th Hour” - 2007
  • “What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire” - 2007
  • “King Corn” - 2007
  • “An Inconvenient Truth” - 2006
  • “Who Killed the Electric Car?” - 2006
  • “March of the Penguins” - 2005
  • “The Future of Food” - 2005
  • “Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price” - 2005
  • “The Corporation” -  2003

Environmentally-Related Feature Films

  • “The Lorax” - 2012
  • “Avatar” - 2009
  • “Wall-E” - 2008
  • “Fast Food Nation” - 2006
  • “The Day After Tomorrow” - 2004
  • “Erin Brockovich” - 2000
  • “Free Willie” - 1993
  • “Fern Gully” - 1992