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STEM Ed Announcement: Science and Sustainability Expo Info Session



This is not a UMass program
 Contact information is below.
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 Title: Information Session on the Science and Sustainability Expo 
 Invited:  Educators, Youth Leaders  and Home School Parents of
 youth in grades 4 - 12
 Date: Wednesday, Jan  16.  2013, 4-5:30pm at  50  Miles Street, 2nd
 Floor, Greenfield, MA
  
 Come learn about participating in the regions Second Annual Science
 and Sustainability Expo.  The Expo, scheduled for Saturday, April
 13, 2013, at  Greenfield Community College, provides a way for area
 educators and youth to showcase  their sustainability-related
 projects. Certificates will be awarded to all. In addition, each
 participant gets individual feedback on his or her work. This event
 helps youth and educators inspire others with their projects, and
 fosters school-community sustainability action. 
  
 At the Expo, participants can:
 - Display their environmental-, ecology-, energy-, and
 - sustainability-related projects in the  Showcase of Youth and
 - Classroom Exhibits. Good for educators and youth in Grades 4-12.
 - Certificates.
 - Compete in the KidWind Challenge by designing and building a
 - working model wind turbine. Guidance and some materials offered.
 - Good for youth in grades 4 - 12. Prizes awarded. 
 - Show their model sustainable- home or landscape in the Green
 - Dollhouse Challenge. For teams or individuals of any age,
 - including adults. Good for scout projects, home schoolers and
 - multi-generational groups. Certificates and non-competitive
 - achievement awards. 
  
 The Expo, sponsored by Greening Greenfield, is free.
  
 Pre-registration for the info session is preferred, but not
 required. To pre-register, or for more information, email
 info@GreeningGreenfield.org or call Susan Reyes, Science and
 Sustainability Educator, (413)259-1658.
  
 For pictures of last years Expo:
 http://greeninggreenfield.org/focus-on-youth/304-sas-expo-photos
 For information on the KidWind Challenge:
 http://learn.kidwind.org/challenge
 For information on the Green Dollhouse Challenge:
 http://energyteachers.org/greendollhousechallenge.php

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