ERIC Number: ED061126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies: Cities in Crisis.
Faulkner, Brenda F.
This elective quinmester program for grades 10 through 12 focuses upon the study of urban problems. Students analyze city problems taking into consideration ecology, city planning, model cities, and other factors in an attempt to provide creative solutions. The course is arranged into seven sections. Student activities are to: 1) discuss the history of the development of American cities; 2) examine environmental, sociological, economic, political problems of cities and propose plans for solving the problems; 3) discuss legislative intent to solve the housing problem; 4) discuss effects of prejudice and discrimination in cities; 5) determine the effect of local politics on cities; 6) explain the need and effects of zoning; and, 7) develop a comprehensive plan for a city. Related documents are SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, and SO 002 768 through SO 002 792. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Community Study, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Environmental Education, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Units of Study, Urban Improvement, Urban Planning, Urban Problems, Urban Studies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Quinmester Program