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Can EPA Compete with a Roller Coaster?

2011 June 21

By Wendy Dew

Well we did! I recently attended an outreach event at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. The event was meant to reach out to kids, teachers and parents about outdoor and environmental education opportunities. Our booth was a huge hit. We had our climate change quiz and recycled pencils as prizes for those who got most the questions right and for those who only got a few right! We also had educational outreach materials and coloring books for the kids.

Folks who came by the table had fun testing their knowledge and learning more about climate change and environmental education. I learned that we have a long way to go for kids and adults to understand the basics of climate change science. It is so important for EPA to reach out to folks in many different venues to help get the message out.

We will be back next year to reach out to more thrill seeking adventurers! I may try to get a spot not so close to the roller coaster next time, however.
To learn more visit EPA’s new Climate for Students website

About the author: Wendy Dew is the Environmental Education and Outreach Coordinator for Region 8 in Denver, Colorado.

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2 Responses leave one →
  1. armansyahardanis permalink
    June 21, 2011

    Introduce…, Not To explain !

    Our kids have a problem since borne. Their instinct should be receive much hopes from the people interest, good or bad. The Environmentalists, good’s people, could introduce relationship between Dad and neighborhood, but bad people explain their skills are the best….

  2. Angelo permalink
    June 22, 2011

    Very Nice Inititative!

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