Theme: Fuel Up-Dream Big and Do It!
New York, NY, United States
December 14th, 2012
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About this event
7th Grade Quest to Learn students will enlighten, persuade and inform you about their ideas on how we fuel our bodies. Talks will focus on nutrition habits, the benefit of physical education, making fitness fun and the air we breath each day.
Joseph Saavedra is a maker, technologist, teacher, and hardware and software developer living and working in New York City. His work has been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Wired Magazine and online blogs including Engadget, Gizmodo and MAKE. He has exhibited and presented work in the US, Europe, Asia, and Africa at venues such as Design Indaba, National Art Museum of China, PICNIC Festival, Venice Biennale, and more. He's currently an Assistant Professor of Media Design at Parsons the New School for Design, where his work with DIY environmental monitoring toolsets began with his Master's thesis project Citizen Sensor.
Caleb, Felix & Jose
Caleb Hickman, Felix Pena & Jose Aravelo "Terrorism vs. Doughnuts: What Should We Be Scared of?"
David, Gio & LJ
David Kenet, Gio Rinaldi Rose & LJ Lebow present "Our Body, Our Choice" Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death so why do people do it? Physical addiction, an addiction that doesn’t just affect your brain but your body making so you need cigarettes to live. 80-90 of smokers are physically or mentally addicted. The main reason people start is peer pressure, and trying to look cool thing that happen mostly in youth so don't start young. Not smoking can save you life avoiding diseases like cancers, lung tumors, tumors in other parts of the body, blood clots, and ultimately death.
Christopher Larsen presents: "Obesity Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree".
Tallulah Lover & Ruby Diarmit
Tallulah Lover & Ruby Diarmit present: "Let's Confess, the US is a Mess!". Tallulah Rose Lover is 12 years old and goes to Quest to Learn. Tallulah loves to swim and jam out to music. She hopes to go to LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts and have a career in the performing arts. Ruby Delilah Diarmit is 12 years old and goes to Quest to Learn. Ruby loves to read, write, be with friends, and listen to music. Ruby hopes to go to Frank Sinatra High School and have a career in the arts.
Isa & Sean
Isa Abassy-Buckles & Sean Brownlie present: "America Runs on Fitness".
Julian Pentopolus presents: "The Truth Behind McDonalds".
Bonnie, Darrion & Ruby
Bonnie Fitz-Hershberger, Darrion Bansee and Ruby Zamora present: "Legalize Dodgeball"
Mete, Michelle & Debora
Mete Metioglu, Michelle Huang & Debora Javier present: "Cook Up The Core"
Lyric, Sophie and Marcelle
Lyric Bada, Marcelle Phillips & Sophie Tiers present: "A Change in our World"
Sam Wilby present's "Muscles Were Made to Work"
Venue and Details
Quest to Learn-7th Floor Commons
351 West 18th Street
New York, NY, 10011
Event Type (what is this?) Youth
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