How did the Environmental Justice movement begin? Come
discover how science inquiry and justice-oriented practices support teachers and
students as changemakers in their communities.
Attendees will learn: 1. that research supports connecting science content and opportunities for students to serve their communities as an essential facet of culturally relevant science instruction; 2. how to support students’ and teachers’ understanding of systemic inequities through science practices; and 3. how to create a critical inquiry instructional case study for students engaged in virtual or face-to-face instruction.
Lenora Crabtree (The University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Charlotte, NC)