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Theme: Discovering Sustainability Science

New York, NY, United States
June 14th, 2013

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About this event

The TEDxYouth@MSC is an opportunity for 5 to 8th grade students in NYC to talk about their science research and how it is relevant to their everyday life in terms of achieving a more sustainable urban environment.

The event hosts about 15 students with a 3 to 6 minutes presentation each, and 2 adults "guests speakers" with longer presentations that bring students conversations to a deeper level.

The event is covered by a Youth Press Team composed by 6-8th grade students that feed the website/blog, interview the speakers, tweet, and take pictures at the event..

The TEDxYouth@MSC will be streaming live!

Confirmed Speakers

  • Viraj Puri
    Viraj co-founded Gotham Greens in 2008. He has developed and managed start-up enterprises in New York City, Ladakh, India and Malawi, Africa focusing on green building, renewable energy, and environmental design. Prior to founding Gotham Greens, Viraj worked at New York Sun Works, an environmental engineering not for profit organization.
  • Andi Kraft
    7th grade student at PS 333
  • Clara Litzman
    7th grade students at PS333
  • Leah Bickley
    7th grade student at PS333
  • Gabby Rosario
    7th grade student at PS333
  • Ezekiel Walsh
    7th grade student at PS333
  • Isabel Armstrong
    6th grade student at PS333
  • Tatyana Gonzalez
    6th grade student at PS333
  • Zeke Allis
    6th grade student at PS333
  • Cleshawn Bratcher
    5th grade student at PS208
  • Eli Carlson
    5th grade student at PS208
  • Natalie Casilla
    5th grade speaker at PS208
  • Halimatou Barry
    5th grade student at PS208
  • Cristina Trowbridge
    Cristina A. Trowbridge is a senior manager of science teacher professional development at the American Museum of Natural History. Cristina works with a team of colleagues to design and facilitate science teacher professional development workshops, institutes and graduate course for teachers on science topics such as biodiversity, evolution, conservation genetics, and museum learning. Before coming to the Museum, Cristina taught high school biology for five years at a small expeditionary learning NYC public high school. Before moving to NYC in 2011, she was the director for ten years of a natural history and science museum in New Mexico. Cristina's education background and interests are in Biology, connecting local environmental topics in teaching, K-12 science education, supporting teaching and museum learning. Cristina has a Masters degree in Science Education.
  • Ava Messick
    5th grade student at PS333
  • Mali Werner
    5th grade student at PS 333
  • Chris Bogomas
    5th grade student at PS 333
  • Erica Morales-Armstrong
    5th grade student at PS 333
  • Luca Burlacu
    5th grade student at PS 333

Venue and Details

P.S. 333 Auditorium
154 West 93rd Street
New York, NY, 10025
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

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New York, NY, United States

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Sidsel Robards
Claire Lowenstein
Emily Stephenson
Youth Press Team support and viewing parties
Shakira Castronovo
Greenhouse Science Teacher
Nicole Williams
6th grade teacher
Erin Moughon
7th and 8th grade science teacher
Caroline Ebrahim
7th and 8th grade teacher - Youth Press Team
Brian Gordon
7th and 8th grade science teacher
Mary Ann Schmidth
Storytelling Teacher

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