IMPACT ASSESSMENT: The hidden costs of gentrification (1 of 2)

Unit 5: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Lesson 4 of 24

Objective: In this two lesson sequence students will be able to 1) identify a measurable environmental impact of Sunset Park's Industry City; 2) develop a method for measuring environmental impact; and 3) present environmental impact findings to the class.

Big Idea: Sunset Park is home to Industry City, a sprawling former industrial complex turned bellwether of imminent neighborhood gentrification. How might we calculate the hidden costs of the environmental impact of Sunset Park's gentrification?

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