CAPSTONE: Environmental justice in Sunset Park (2 of 3)

Unit 3: Environmental justice
Lesson 15 of 16

Objective: Students will be able to 1) describe the history of the Bush Terminal Park complex; 2) identify stakeholders in the Sunset Park waterfront development; 3) extract information about environmental justice from an official New York City planning document; and 4) develop a presentation about an environmental issue related to Sunset Park waterfront development

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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Science, Statistics, field work, Community Mapping, engineering design thinking
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