An Equitable Approach to Addressing Food Deserts

Author:

Jonathan Osler

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Geometry, distance formula, coordinate plane

Justice Issues:

Food Deserts, Food Insecurity, Healthy Food

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Description:

Given 3 communities on a coordinate plane - one White, one Black, one Latinx - and their proximity to healthy food, students use the distance formula and their own ideas about equity to determine the location for building a new grocery store.