Greenhouse Project Science Laboratory Special Tour

Date: April 24, 2013

Time: 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM

Host: GreenHomeNYC & Manhattan School for Children/PS333

Type: Tour

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5804975839

Join GreenHomeNYC for a special tour of the Greenhouse Project Science Laboratory at PS 333 on the Upper West Side!!

 

The Sun Works Center for Environmental Studies at the Manhattan School for Children [PS333] is the flagship Greenhouse Project Science Laboratory and serves over 700 Kindergarten through 8th grade students, in addition to training educators from around the city, the region, and the world. The greenhouse laboratory operates as an integrated part of the school’s curricula and prepares children to exceed New York City’s science standards.

 

The lab accommodates up to 35 kids and is available every day of the school year. Students experience science through interactive technologies such as hydroponic vegetable farming, solar panels, a rainwater catchment system, a weather station, worm composting, and a kitchen corner.

 

The tour will be Wednesday, April 24th at 3:45pm. Guests will be shown the rooftop greenhouse comprised of solar panels, a hydroponics growing system, a composting station, a rainwater catchment system, a weather station and an aquaponics system.