Urban Studies

Waterfront Revitalization

Grades: 7-12 (Half Day)

Program: Urban Studies

Curriculum Connections: Canadian and World Studies, Geography, History, Native Studies, Science and Technology

Let your class decide! Students will examine the past, present and future of Toronto’s waterfront, explore the campus and assess the sustainability of the community.

Key Inquiry Question
How can the concept of sustainability be used to understand the development of Toronto’s Waterfront Community?

Program Objectives
By the end of the Waterfront Revitalization program, students will:

  • Explore the historic development of Toronto’s waterfront
  • Identify patterns in land use, urban planning and urban communities
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages changes to the waterfront will have on a variety of stakeholders

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