Depending on how it’s written, the story of Prince William Forest Park could be about fair pay for a day’s work or a business owner’s right to fire everyone, lock the doors and walk away. It could be about racial integration in the workplace and segregation at quitting time. It could even be about soil and water ecology or recreation and tourism. It could focus on government regulations or using natural resources for building wealth.
Through this lesson, students will engage with the cultural history and geology of Prince William Forest Park and broader implications of the topic.