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STEM Gowanus Urban Ecology Curriculum

STEM Gowanus

Teachers can download the free STEM Gowanus Curriculum for grades 5-8. Click here to fill out this pre-survey and we'll send you the curriculum download link.

Curriculum Units Include

  • Gowanus History & Geography
  • Gowanus Watershed & Sewershed 
  • Gowanus Climate Change 
  • Gowanus Water Quality
  • Gowanus Soil Quality 
  • Gowanus Flora & Fauna
  • Using Design Solutions 

Curriculum Package: 

  • Pre, Post and Field lessons, background text, maps and worksheets for each unit
  • Integrates Science, ELA, Math and Social Studies
  • Aligned with Common Core Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Adaptable for grades 5-8
  • Uses the design process for project-based learning

If your colleagues are interested in downloading the curriculum send them a link to the survey. We request that all teachers fill out a pre-survey and agree to a follow up survey after using the curriculum. For questions, contact education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Hear middle school students talk about combined sewage in the Gowanus Canal in the video below. 

EXPO Gowanus 2016 from Gowanus Canal Conservancy on Vimeo.