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Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Cities: Communities and the Built Environment
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
these lessons explore some of the basic ideas of planning and building cities throughout history in addition to exploring the relationship between the built environment and communities
Tags: urban studies
Buying Food: Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Ratios/Proportions, Mean/Median/Mode
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This unit would allow students to build their understandings of important math concepts such as averages and ratios using nutrition and food accessibility issues as real world applications.
Tags: urban studies
City Planning and Marginalization
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This unit is meant to introduce students to some of the theories and strategies of planning and developing a city as well as some of the ways in which this relates to marginalization of certain groups
Tags: urban studies
Community Involvement Projects: Ideas and Resources
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
materials outlining current GFS community connections, ideas for activities to enrich existing connections/projects, and ideas for future directions
Tags: urban studies
Great Place/Lousy Place: Our Community: What We Like And What Needs Improvement
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
For this creative project students will reflect on positive and negative aspects of their community and possible action steps to address the negative.
Tags: urban studies
Identity and Marginalization: An Exploration in Germantown
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
students explore ideas of identity and marginalization, with a focus on some of the ways these concepts are related to race, using the history of race relations in Germantown as a lens
Tags: urban studies
Intro to Food Justice
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This set of activities could serve to introduce students to the idea of food insecurity-the idea that many people go without enough food, even in our own neighborhoods.
Tags: urban studies
Local Government and Methods of Civic Engagement : Public Health Issues, Policies, and Initiatives
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
examine city government, using Philadelphia as a case study and focusing on public health as an area through which the policies and initiatives of the city government have an impact
Tags: ur, urban studies
Mapping our neighborhood-Partnership Project
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This project is meant to provide students with the opportunity to get to know the community outside of GFS. For this project students could form a partnership with a group of students from a different school to create a map of their community.
Tags: urban studies
Meeting Needs In An Urban Environment
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This collection of lessons is meant to introduce students to a variety of ideas related to basic human needs and how they can be addressed in urban environments. This unit is meant to fit well with Lower School Social Studies.
Tags: urban studies
Population Demographics and Levels of Access
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This unit would build students' understandings of differences that can exist within the population in terms of access to resources, using GIS tools to examine these differences in terms of spatial and demographic factors.
Tags: urban studies
SEPTA: History and "How To"
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
This unit would introduce students to the history and “how to” of SEPTA in order to build students' understanding that Philadelphia is made up of interrelated organizations and infrastructure and the importance of public transportation.
Tags: urban studies
Water Systems: Philadelphia and Ancient Athens
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
In this unit students will compare the water systems of Philadelphia and Ancient Athens to explore some of the reasons cities develop in certain ways.
Tags: urban studies
Yellow Fever activities from "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment"
by Fairleigh Barnes - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
Using videos and educational material developed by Amy Cohen and Philadelphia:The Great Experiment project, instructors and students may continue to explore the topics of the 7th grade Yellow Fever unit.
Tags: urban studies
 
 
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