Over the course of the last year the Urban Memory Project partnered with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to develop a robust STEM middle school curriculum focused on the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn. The curriculum package features pre, post and field lessons, background text, maps and handouts; integrated Science, ELA and Social Studies content; alignment with Common Core Standards; and Next Generation Science Standards
UMP is working with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to meet GCC’s vision of creating an “open, clean, and alive canal watershed.” UMP science educator, Ann Fraioli, is working with GCC to create professional development opportunities and a series of in-class and in-the-field science experiences for elementary and middle-school teachers and students in the Gowanus area. […]
Partnering with the Museum of the City of New York, Urban Memory Project is offering a five session workshop series on reading, writing and documenting the city WHEN: Wednesdays, October 15, 22, 29, November 5 and 12, 2014, 4:30 – 6:30 pm WHERE: The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, […]
Yesterday Gothamist posted a snippet with some excellent images about the 1939 World’s Fair which opened 73 years ago this week.
UMP’s Rebecca Krucoff has been working with the Department of Teaching & Learning of the New York Public Library on a series of neighborhood history guides for teachers. Each guide contains selections of primary sources from the magnificent archives of the New York Public Library, along with historical context and strategies for engaging in primary […]