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2021


Changing Technology for a Changing Climate: Knowledge is not always power, but power is rarely ignorant

Chloe Glynn
Keywords: climate change, critical minerals, environment, fossil fuels, geopolitics, green technology, greenhouse gases, hands-on experiments, power, renewable energy, social media

A Voice of My Own: Defining Epistemic Injustice in The House on Mango Street

Keeler Park
Keywords: book study, collaborative reading, Creative Writing, Culture, ethnicity, gender, igno-rance, immigrant experience, injustice, knowledge, lan-guage arts, literacy, philosophy, social class, social justice, society, The House on Mango Street, women empowerment, writing project

Tangible History: Engaging Students Through Art of Indigenous Cultures

Alima McKnight
Keywords: appreciation, appropriation, Art, Blackfoot, Culture, design, hands-on, Indigenous, Native American, Navajo, pottery, Pueblo, symbols, teepees, textiles, weaving

Living for the City: How Race, Class and Gender Impacts Philadelphia’s Future

Ryann Rouse
Keywords: education, Environmental Issues, gentrification, Healthcare, immigration, intersectionality, Philadelphia 2035, Photo Essay, Urban Planning, Wealth

Gender Stereotypes in the Classroom

Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: biographies, female characters, gender biases, gender stereotypes, inclusivity, non-binary, positive gender role models, transgender

The Power of Place – How Cities Connect People, Land & Resources

Anna Herman
Keywords: asset-based community development, community based economic development, community gardens, environmental justice, foodsheds, gentrification, Geography, grassroots activism, land policy, land tenure, land use, mapping, neighborhood disinvestment, red-lining, story maps, urban agriculture, urban gardens, urban geography, Urban Planning, urban watersheds

A Geographical Analysis of Sites of African American History in Philadelphia

Hannah Zieve
Keywords: African American History, anthropology, Geography, High School, project based learning, Research, social studies

Discovering Our Community Assets

Sarah C. Beverly
Keywords: assets, community, English Language Arts, Philadelphia, service learning, social studies

How Music and Song has Influenced Political Change in Africa and the United States

Carmen R. Carrion M.Ed.
Keywords: African American History, African music, Music

Power and the Past: A Philosophical Approach to Historiography

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: Epistemology, Historical Thinking Skills, historiography, History, philosophy, social studies

Tale of Two Cities: Cultural Capital of Hip Hop in Kenya and Philadelphia

Jeri Johnson, M.S. Ed., M.S. School Psychology
Keywords: black placemaking, Charles Dickens, Chris Emdin, COVID-19, critical hip-hop pedagogy (CHHP), Elizabeth Acevedo, hip-hop music, Kenya Vision 2030, mind-mapping, musical patterns, Philadelphia Vision 2035

Tracing Our Steps, Mapping Our Journeys

Erica Darken
Keywords: cities, elementary, Geography, journey, Workshop

How do renewable energy sources reduce our reliance on fossil fuel sources of energy?

Dr. Joe Alberti
Keywords: energy, fossil fuel, middle school science, renewable energy

Freshwater In Our World Philadelphia’s freshwater supply and the role we each play in its future

Phyllis Hurwitz
Keywords: climate change, distribution of water, hydrologic cycle, impermeable sources, philadelphia middle school science, urban watershed, water, water pollution

West African Jelis/Griots Old and New

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: Geography, Mali, Nigeria, West Africa, West AFrican empires

Representing our Blessings on Pottery Inspired by Southwestern Native American Art

Allison Aubry
Keywords: Art, blessings, clay tools, coil pot, motif, narrative, Native American, pinch pot, pottery, pottery wheel, Pueblo Pottery, secondary, slab, symbolism, symbols, well wishes

The Sound of Resistance: Protest Music in African Cinema

David Jennis
Keywords: African Cinema, African music, Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony, Apartheid, History of Africa: Resistance and Liberation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, South Africa

The Navajo, the Pueblos and Me

Jennifer Gallagher
Keywords: “The Long Walk”, Art, clay, fry bread, hogan, Native Americans, Navajo, pottery, Pueblo, Southwest, textiles, tradition and culture, weaving

Humans and the Environment: How Water Pollution and Littering Affect Health

Chelsea Maher
Keywords: engineering, environment, Health, littering, pollution, urban, water, waterways, world

Framing Africa with 5 Music Narratives

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: Africa, African music, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, freedom songs, griots, gumboot, hip-hop, Kenya, Mali, national anthems, protest dances, protest songs, Pygmies, South Africa, stepping, Zap Mama