Visit a working roof farm, discover how it reduces carbon emissions, and learn how NYSCI staff demonstrate these concepts to museum visitors.
Brooklyn Grange Co-Founder Ben Flanner will talk about the origins of the farm, give a detailed tour and explain NYC’s green roof initiative. NYSCI Staff Michaela Labriole and Kate Donnelly will then demonstrate activities they created for the museum floor to help youth understand sustainable concepts.
Date and time: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: Brooklyn Grange, 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, NY
This event is hosted by NYSCI’s President’s Council. Members of the President’s Council act as partners in NYSCI’s mission to engage the New York City community through groundbreaking exhibitions, stimulating programs and educational activities, helping advance STEM learning throughout the city and across the globe. Their support helps transform the museum into a learning laboratory and provides unmatched resources for aspiring young scientists, teachers and students.
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