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April 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Celebrate Earth Day at NYSCI! Reuse, recycle and rethink how to respond to climate change. Take part in hands-on activities, learn how personal choices impact the climate, and come up with solutions and strategies to combat climate change.

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Free with NYSCI admission.

This event continues on April 22


Take part in fun, family friendly activities to learn more about climate change and find ways to respond.

  • Extreme Events – Explore the impact that green infrastructure has on managing water runoff in the face of extreme events.
  • Empty Spaces – Act as landscape architects to redesign a vacant lot while considering different solution strategies.
  • Hidden Cost Café – Explore the carbon footprints of your favorite foods.
  • Hot Spots – Explore differences in surface temperatures of locations across the city and discuss solutions to keep New York City cool.
  • Get to the Game – Explore the carbon footprint of their game-day food and transportation choices.
  • Choices in your Neighborhood – Identify which green energy choices are available in their neighborhood by stacking different colored legos on a map.
  • Digital Map – Upload stories, videos, data and pictures related to climate change impacts or programs in your neighborhood and see what your friends and neighbors are sharing.

The Climate & Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP) is a group of organizations and individuals dedicated to climate change education through local and relevant solutions.

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