MAP LAB: Toxicity in Sunset Park

Unit 3: Environmental justice
Lesson 13 of 16

Objective: Students will be able to 1) define toxicity; 2) identify sources of toxicity in the Sunset Park neighborhood; 3)develop a toxicity map of Sunset Park; and 4) develop an argument for or against the idea that proximity to toxic pollution leads to negative human health outcomes.

Big Idea: Toxic pollution negatively impacts human health. How might we explore the relationship between human proximity to toxicity and negative health outcomes in the Sunset Park area?

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