CAPSTONE: Environmental justice in Sunset Park (1 of 3)

Unit 3: Environmental justice
Lesson 14 of 16

Objective: Students will be able to 1) identify toxic areas or Sunset Park; 2) describe the successes and failures of Bush Terminal park through the lens of environmental justice; and 3) use evidence to debate student-generated claims about the nature of environmental justice in Sunset Park.

Big Idea: The environmental justice movement needs informed citizens in afflicted neighborhoods to advocate for change. How might we use Sunset Park as a case study for of how citizens can apply STEM skills to create a more environmentally just community?

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