Spring Break Programs — March 21 (4th-8th grade)

posted Mar 17, 2014, 11:07 AM by Sylwia Jasinski   [ updated Mar 17, 2014, 11:08 AM ]

 Spring Break Programs — March 21 (4th-8th grade)

The NYC Center for Space Science Education and the Environmental Study Center Spring Break Camps will offer spring break programs for students in grades 4-8 from Monday, April 14 – Friday, April 18, 2014. There is a registration fee of $20. The registration deadline for both programs is March 21, 2014. Click here to print a flyer. 

Environmental Study Center Spring Break Camps.  Click here to print a flyer or here for more information. Register here. E-mail ESC@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.

Elementary Schools: Planet Keepers and Climate Change Spring Break Camp

Grade 4 and 5 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?

Middle Schools: Documentary Filmmaking: Science Careers  Spring Break Camp

Middle School Students will learn about science careers in Molecular Biology (conservation genetics, wildlife forensics), Botany (hydroponics, agriculture, farming), and Zoology (animal care). Students will then create a storyboard, develop a script and produce a documentary film related to a science career that interests them. The program includes a trip to the Prospect Park Zoo.

Middle Schools: Focus on Wildlife: Creating Public Service Announcements to Raise Awareness for Endangered Animals Spring Break Camp

Middle School Students will explore the complicated issues that surround endangered species and learn to create and produce a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to protect an endangered animal. The program includes a trip to the Prospect Park Zoo.

The NYC Center for Space Science Education

Elementary and Middle Schools: Documentary Filmmaking: Science Careers  Spring Break Camp

The Spring Break Space Camp is open to students in grades 5 – 8.  Campers will prepare for a simulated space adventure in a week packed with hands-on excitement.

Click here for a flyer. Register here by March 21. Registration Fee -$20. E-mail SpaceCenter@schools.nyc.gov with any questions.

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