Resources & Readings

Readings

Cool Jobs: Counting Calories

Explainer: About the Calorie

Plastic Trash Rides Ocean Currents to the Arctic

Harvesting Abundance: Local Initiatives of Food and Faith

An Introduction to the U.S. Food System

Food System Thinking

High School Scientists Discover Ways to Clean the World

Resources

FoodSpan: High School Curriculum

Food Frontiers (showcases six projects from around the United States that are increasing access to healthy food in varied ways)

Food System Primer

Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers

Free 2017 NYC Bike Maps and Safety Guides
These newly revised maps are a great hands-on resource for biking the city’s 1,000 miles of bike lanes and off-street greenway paths – use them for in-class mapping and local geography lessons, too! To request maps and/or “Bike Smart” guides (NYC biking rules/regulations) for your classrooms, email jscholvin@dot.nyc.gov with quantity, full shipping address, and a contact number; or call 311 with your request.

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