The Environmental Study Center (ESC) is offering environmental science enrichment programs for NYC public school students on spring weekends and spring break. Registration is now open. Space is limited.
GRADE 3, 4 AND 5 STUDENTS
Planet Keepers and Climate Change
Student scientists will learn the principles of environmental learning.
What is a carbon footprint? What is built-in obsolescence? How can we conserve our resources? How do our purchases affect the environment? Meets during Spring Break: April 7, 8, 9, 10, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Click www.tinyurl.com/ESCPlanetSpring to register.
Weapons of the Wild
Poison, armor, camouflage, oh my! Come discover how organisms defend themselves within their environment through hands-on learning and animal encounters at ESC. This program includes a trip to Prospect Park Zoo where student scientists will work with an animal behavior specialist.
Meets Saturdays in May: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Click www.tinyurl.com/ESCWeaponsSpring to register.
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
Food without a Footprint: Cooking with a Conscience
Student scientists will explore the sustainability and carbon footprint of the food we eat and then practice their kitchen skills while cooking their way through various food groups.
Meets during Spring Break: April 7, 8, 9, 10, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Click www.tinyurl.com/ESCFoodSpring to register.
Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle!
Student scientists will be introduced to the concept of upcycling. Instead of discarding everyday material, unique and thoughtful items will be created. Throughout the duration of this program, student upcyclers will create a variety of items to
take home. This is an exciting camp for the artistic environmentalist in all of us.
Meets during Spring Break: April 7, 8, 9, 10, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Click www.tinyurl.com/ESCReduceSpring to register.
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY CENTER
7151 Avenue T, Brooklyn, NY 11234
Email ESC@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.