Do Our Parks Do What They Are Supposed to Do?
Students analyze primary source images and texts to investigate Frederick Law Olmsted’s theories of park purpose, design and development, then use what they’ve learned to assess a local park. Students may then make a proposal to the applicable local agency to preserve or renovate a park they identified.
Civics, Science, Social Studies
C3 Inquiry, earth and human activity, Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architecture, park preservation, park renovation, public parks