ERIC Number: ED457066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Land Use Competition. Grade 12 Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
The California city of Rancho Cucamonga has been given the task of developing a 4-square-mile area into a productive venture. There is already freeway access and a cargo railroad line, but sewer lines and various other services must be added. This lesson plan stipulates that student teams, each representing a specific interest in the business community, present plans that will benefit the community with the least amount of danger. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, and online resources. The teacher's notes describe the unit, explain the application of history/social science standards, and provide an evaluation rubric. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Community Benefits, Community Planning, Economics, Grade 12, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Land Use, Simulation, Social Studies, Teamwork
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.