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Students explore the environmental and social justice issues around the placement, development, and revitalization of urban brownfields. Students take a stand on the resolution of the case based on incomplete information using their knowledge of scientific, environmental and social justice concepts and then compare their position to the actual outcome of the case.

  • 2 activities
  • 1 class period
  • Strategies: Read, discuss and make connections, create position statements
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: n/a
    • Connections to civics: Forming a position, understanding stakeholders, case study

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