Climate Week

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April 15 @ 10:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm

In preparation for Earth Day on April 22nd, Discovery Museum will host Climate Week from Monday, April 15 to Saturday, April 20, with our presenting sponsor PSEG. We will have special activities for kids, families, and adults, including speakers, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere shows, live science demonstrations, and hands-on activities. All guests receive a $1 admission discount, thanks to PSEG.

Daily Schedule (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
10:00-11:00 am:
Panel presentation (Food Court, Main Level)
12:00-12:30 pm: Science on a Sphere, “Our Changing Earth” (Lower Level)
1:00-1:25 pm: Planetarium show, “We Are Aliens” (Lower Level)
1:00-1:30 pm: Climate Reality Project presentation (Energize CT Theater, Upper Level)
2:00-2:25 pm: Live science demonstration, “Violent Weather” (Energize CT Theater, Upper Level)
3:00-3:25 pm: Planetarium show, “We Are Aliens” (Lower Level)

Tuesday Special Schedule
10:00-11:00 am: Panel Discussion (Food Court, Main Level)
12:30-12:55 pm: Planetarium Show, “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (Lower Level)
1:00-1:30 pm: Climate Reality Project presentation (Energize CT Theater, Upper Level)
1:30-1:55 pm: Planetarium Show, “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (Lower Level)
12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm–Super Grover Meet and Greet (Main Level)

Saturday Special Schedule
12:00-12:30 pm: Science on a Sphere, “Our Changing Earth” (Lower Level)
1:00-1:25 pm: Planetarium show, “We Are Aliens” (Lower Level)

2:00-2:25 pm: Live science demonstration, “Violent Weather” (Energize CT Theater, Upper Level)
3:00-3:25 pm: Planetarium show, “We Are Aliens” (Lower Level)
4:00-4:30 pm: Planetarium show, “The Skies Tonight” (Lower Level)


Monday, April 15: Resiliency Day

Panel Presentation – Community Resilience for the Changing Climate
Moderator: Representative Joe Gresko, City of Bridgeport
-James Albis, DEEP
-Mike Ayles, Antinozzi Associates
-Michelle Eckman, Connecticut Audubon Society
-David Kooris, State of Connecticut, DECD
-Ron Reynolds, Green Collar Foods
-Marissa Westbrook, Avangrid
Stream Tables, Eroding Sand Castles

Tuesday, April 16: Energy Day
Panel Presentation – The Future of Energy
Moderator: Dan Donovan, NU Power
-Christy Duffy, Pequot Corp
-Gary Hale, Advanced Energy Efficiencies
-Rita King, Avangrid
-Karl Wintermeyer, PSEG
Frank Wolak, Fuel Cell Energy
Solar energy exploration
Special guest – Super Grover from Sesame Street

Wednesday, April 17: Transportation Day
Panel Presentation – Clean Transit
-Katie Dykes, DEEP
-James Gilroy, PSEG
-Doug Holcomb, Greater Bridgeport Transit
-Mustafa Salahuddin,  Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1336
Electric vehicle showcase
Clean Cities workshop
Oil spill cleanup simulation

Thursday, April 18: Women Climate Fighters
Leticia Colon de Mejias, Energy Efficiencies Solutions
-Ana Paula Tavares, National Audubon Society, New York and Connecticut

Many thanks to our presenting sponsor:

Many thanks to our supporting sponsors:
Avangrid, Greater Bridgeport Transit, NuPower LLC, Connecticut Audubon, National Audubon, Park City Honey Company, Sustainne, Live Green CT

Details

Start:
April 15 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 20 @ 4:00 pm

Venue

Discovery Museum
4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Phone:
203-372-3521
Website:
http://discoverymuseum.org

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