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

Unit 3: Environmental justice
Lesson 16 of 16

Objective: Students will be able to 1) describe the successes and failures of the Sunset Park waterfront development plan through the lens of environmental justice and stakeholder interests; 2)make evidence-based recommendations for the future environmentally just development of Sunset Park; and 3) identify community organizations that would be most able to assist with future development work.

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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