Con Edison’s STEM Days Out at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Bring your middle school students to STEM Days Out at Brooklyn Botanic Garden! More than 600 students will participate in Con Edison’s STEM Days Out, a free program that aims to spark interest among middle school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The program will be held at Brooklyn Botanic Garden on select Wednesdays through spring 2018.

To sign up your middle school class for STEM Days Out, call 718-623-7220 or email [email protected] to check availability and register.

2018 Events

Con Edison's STEM Days Out in the Conservatory

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 10:15–11:15 a.m. or 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Explore the Steinhardt Conservatory’s indoor exhibits, featuring plants from desert, tropical, warm temperate, and aquatic regions of the world. Rotate through activity stations to use real science tools alongside our volunteer Discovery Docents, and design your own science experiment to take home.

Please plan to arrive at the Steinhardt Conservatory at the beginning of your program time.

Con Edison's STEM Days Out in the Discovery Garden

Wednesdays, April 18, May 2, May 16, June 6, 2018 | 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. or 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Explore the Discovery Garden’s hands-on outdoor displays, including the fruit and vegetable garden and woodland, meadow, and marsh plant communities. Rotate through activity stations to use real science tools alongside our volunteer Discovery Docents, and design your own science experiment to take home.

The Discovery Garden is outdoors, so students should dress for the weather. This program is subject to cancellation in inclement weather.

Please plan to arrive at the Discovery Garden at the beginning of your program time.

About STEM Days Out

Con Edison provides more than $12 million in financial and in-kind contributions to students and nonprofits in New York City and Westchester that enhance STEM education. Funding includes support for scholarships to students majoring in STEM fields, as well as program support for summer internships and year-round programs benefitting underprivileged and minority students.

Con Edison is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Hundreds of nonprofit organizations in its service area benefit from Con Edison’s funding, in-kind donations, volunteer efforts, and other strategic resources. For more information, visit conEd.com/partnerships.

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