Earth Day Celebration 2017

Start Date: April 26 2017 - 12:00 PM

End Date: April 26 2017 - 02:00 PM

Audience: General Public

Category: Special Event / Fair

Location: Student Union Upper Level


Earth Day 2017 at QCC will be held in two parts. First, using a PowerPoint developed by Al Gore, Dan Hanson and Monica Weiss will demonstrate the science behind climate change, the effects of climate change around the world, and showcase alternative sources of energy available to us. Following, students, faculty, staff and clubs will present earth day related posters, demonstrations and even live animals to the public.

Monica Weiss is a retired NYC public school teacher. Monica is a graduate of Queens College with a Masters Degree in Environmental Education. She attended Al Gore's Climate Reality Training in Miami in 2015. Dan Hanson is a retired law librarian. Dan is a graduate of York College and has a Masters in Library Science from St. John's University. He attended Al Gore's Climate Reality Training in Miami in 2015.

Sponsors: STEM Academy & STEM Research Club

Co-Sponsors: Biology Club, NYPIRG, College Discovery Club, CSTEP Club, Chemistry Club, Haitian Club, ASAP Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Motor Club, Science Research Alliance, Students' Health Club, Environmental Sustainability Club, Korean Student Association, Women In Science Club, SACNAS QCC Chapter, Muslim Student Association, QCC Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, 511 NY Rideshare


Contact Name: Peter Novick

Contact Phone: 718.631.6091

Contact Email:

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