Key West Botanical Garden In The News

Waste Management Sponsors “Go Green” Science Fair

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Key West Botanical Garden Education Department is pleased to announce Waste Management as a major sponsor for our 3rd annual “Go Green” Science Fair. This event is tentativly scheduled for Friday, May 17, 2013.

Students in grades 6-8 invent or improve products or processes to increase energy conservation and find ways to use renewable resources or recycled items to decrease negative environmental impacts. The science fair promotes science education, higher order thinking, problem solving, protecting our land and resources, and acting in an environmentally responsible manner. Middle school students have the opportunity to become scientists, discover real world problems, and use the scientific process to find solutions to these problems.