NIMBY: The Garbage Barge from Islip

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn the value of communities working together to solve a problem by charting the voyage of “the garbage barge”.
Author: 
Sara Jenkins
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations